Jared Rifis is special counsel in the Washington, D.C. office of Foley & Lardner LLP. He represents clients and their federal policy priorities before Congress and the Administration. Jared supports the firm’s Government Solutions Practice with analysis and advocacy that advances each client’s public policy goals. He has experience with a wide range of federal and state policy issues and also assists clients with lobbying and PAC compliance.
Prior to joining Foley, Jared served in various roles in Congress, most recently serving as a judiciary and commerce advisor in Senator Harry Reid's leadership office. He was an effective advisor with a broad portfolio, including technology, telecommunications, gun safety, consumer protection, gaming, patents, and other issues.
During law school, Jared worked in the leadership office of Speaker Nancy Pelosi, the Judiciary Committee office of Senator Chuck Schumer, the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, the centrist think tank Third Way, and the campaign finance reform organization now known as Issue One.