Jessica I. Monahan

Senior Principal

Washington, D.C.

About Jessica

Jessica is dedicated to securing crucial federal funding and advancing policy objectives for a diverse clientele, including nonprofits, local governments, Fortune 100 companies, emerging businesses, and government contractors. With over 15 years of experience, she provides strategic advice on legislative and regulatory matters, public policy proposals, legislative drafting, advocacy campaigns, coalition building, and political strategies across various sectors such as transportation, arts and humanities, technology, and energy, among others.

Prior to joining Cozen O’Connor Public Strategies, Jessica worked at other multi-client firms, where she successfully secured billions of dollars in federal funding for her clients. She also served as the Associate Legislative Director for Transportation Policy at the National Association of Counties (NACo), where she led the organization’s efforts to advocate for county governments in the Fixing America’s Surface Transportation Act (FAST Act) and FAA reauthorization. She began her career working for Sen. Mark Dayton and Sen. Russ Feingold. She went on to work with local governments, commercial airports, aviation companies, intermodal transportation providers, transit authorities, and non-profit organizations to advance their goals through the federal appropriations process and authorizing legislation.

Jessica graduated from the University of Wisconsin with distinction and honors.

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