Matthew J. Walker

Matthew J. Walker ˘

Director

Matthew Walker is a dedicated advocate with experience developing and executing government affairs plans at the local and state levels. Matthew also brings a unique perspective as he has also served as in-house policy analyst for two Nevada Assembly Speakers, Nevada’s largest local government and a private industry association. Most recently, Matthew served as the Vice President of Government and Community Relations for the Southern Nevada Home Builders Association and continues to serve on several technical committees focused on regional building and planning issues. Matthew takes a hands-on, proactive, and comprehensive approach to advocating on behalf of clients, informed by a deep knowledge of process as well as policy and political context.

Capabilities

Experience

  • Represents non-profit organizations, labor organizations, and private industry on matters before the Nevada legislature and Executive Branch.°
  • Represents clients in regulatory matters before Nevada state agencies, boards and commissions.°
  • Represents clients in regulatory matters before local government agencies, boards and commissions.°
  • Authored and shepherded various legislative measures and regulations, with a focus on education, transportation, building codes, professional licensing boards, collective bargaining and health care.°

°The above representations were handled by Mr. Walker prior to his joining Greenberg Traurig, LLP.

  • Program Analyst, Medical Marijuana Business License, Clark County, NV, 2013-2014
  • Policy Analyst to the Speaker of the Nevada Assembly, Nevada State Legislative Counsel Bureau, 2011-2013
  • Political Director, Nevada Assembly Democratic Caucus, 2010
  • Vice President of Government and Community Relations, Southern Nevada Home Builders Association, 2015-2018

Recognition & Leadership

  • President’s Award, Southern Nevada Home Builders Association, 2015
  • Chair, Ethics Committee, International Code Council, Southern Nevada Chapter, 2015-2016
  • Co-Chair, International Energy Conservation Code Committee, Southern Nevada Building Officials, 2018-2019
  • Appointed Member, Building and Safety Enterprise Fund Advisory Committee, City of Las Vegas, 2017-2019
  • Executive Committee Member, Water Conservation Coalition, Southern Nevada Water Authority, 2015-2018
  • Regional Transportation Commission,
    • Executive Committee Member, High Capacity Transit Stakeholder Advisory Committee, 2016-2018
    • Committee Member, Transportation Resource Advisory Committee, 2016-2019

Credentials

Education
  • B.A., University of North Carolina Wilmington
˘ Not admitted to the practice of law.