Maria C. Garcia serves as a Senior Director of the firm’s Government Law & Policy Practice in Sacramento. She has more than 15 years of experience working for and with California government. As a former Legislative Director in the California State Capitol, she has keen knowledge and understanding of California’s government and political landscape.
Maria represents individual companies, non-profit organizations, and trade associations before the legislature and administration. She has helped her clients get legislation enacted, amended, and defeated. Maria has also spearheaded multi-sector coalitions to work on mutually beneficial policies; coordinated clients’ legislative action days; and assisted with state licensing and funding eligibility. Maria’s clients in the insurance, employment, environmental, and manufacturing industries keeps her current on many major broad-ranging polices and in constant connection with state agencies such as the California Department of Insurance, Contractors State Licensing Board, Air Resources Board, California Energy Commission, and the Natural Resources Agency.