Butler Snow LLP is “pleased to announce that Garrett Jemison has joined the firm’s Regulatory and Government Relations practice group as a Senior Government Relations advisor,” the firm stated. Jemison will be based in the Montgomery, Alabama, office while continuing to serve the Washington D.C. area.
“We are thrilled to welcome Garrett to the firm,” said Christopher R. Maddux, chair of Butler Snow. “His impressive background and expertise will be a great asset to both our government relations team and our clients.”
Jemison previously served as the founder of a boutique firm specializing in governmental affairs, public relations and strategic planning. He has represented an array of clients including Fortune 500 companies, energy providers, higher education institutions, municipalities, defense contractors, data centers and economic development coalitions in front of the United States Congress.
Prior to founding his own firm, Jemison served as State Director for U.S. Senator Richard Shelby in Alabama. In this role, “he managed the state offices and led hundreds of events in all 67 counties, and worked directly with many companies throughout the state to build strong relationships,” stated Butler Snow LLP. Jemison later served as the first Chief Operating Officer for Manufacture Alabama, where he worked to enhance economic growth by promoting the state’s manufacturing community.
Jemison is an Alabama native and received his bachelor’s degree in political science with a minor in public relations from the University of Alabama.
Butler Snow’s government relations practice assists and advises companies on strategic government relations activities. By operating directly in the legislative arena, “the group expertly navigates today’s complex legislative and regulatory environment and assists clients in achieving goals, overcoming obstacles and educating policymakers at the local, state and federal level on a variety of matters. Along with providing specialized expertise to clients, Butler Snow’s Government Relations team also frequently attorneys and advisors have represented clients before state agencies and regulatory bodies in multiple jurisdictions,” the firm stated.