Gibbons, Del Deo, Dolan, Griffinger & Vecchione, P.C. has announced that Brian M. Nelson has joined the firm in the Trenton Office. With an extensive political and policy background, Mr. Nelson will help guide the firm's clients through increasingly complex legislative and regulatory processes at all levels of government.
Mr. Nelson most recently served as deputy campaign manager for Republican gubernatorial nominee Doug Forrester's successful primary election campaign. In that capacity, he managed research, communications and legal issues. Mr. Nelson has also served as the executive director of the New Jersey Republican State Committee, where he was the Republican Party's chief spokesperson in New Jersey.
In just over three years, the Gibbons Government Affairs Department, headed by David J. Pascrell, has become one of the top three lawyer-lobbyist groups in New Jersey. "We are very pleased to be able to add someone of Brian's abilities and experience to our expanding Government Affairs Department," Mr. Pascrell said. "In just a short time, Brian has established himself as a go-to person in Trenton, possessing a unique combination of communications and policy skills. He is a great addition to our government affairs team."