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Susan Fisher, Susan

Susan Fisher

McDonald Carano LLP
Las Vegas, NV
(702) 873-4100


BA, Journalism, University of Nevada, Reno

Professional Experience

Susan Fisher brings nearly three decades of government relations and public policy experience to McDonald Carano. Prior to joining MCW in 2013 as Government Affairs Group vice president, Fisher served as executive vice president for Valley Electric Association, Inc., a cooperative electric utility headquartered in southern Nevada. She has also owned and operated her own political consulting and public relations company, Fisher Consulting, based in Reno, Nevada. Having lived in rural Nevada, both north and south; in Reno for over 30 years and now in the Las Vegas area, Fishers extensive resources and relationships assist her in providing clients with personalized service and proven results. She earned a B.A. in Journalism from the University of Nevada, Reno. While in Reno, Fisher was on the executive board of the National Championship Reno Air Races, board of directors of the Nevada Military Support Alliance, Reno Tahoe International Airport Air Services Task Force, Reno Tahoe International Airport Community Outreach Committee, Downtown Improvement Association, City of Reno Alcohol Advisory Board, and UNR Presidents Legislative Advisory Board. Fisher has enjoyed appointments to several state boards and commissions by former Governors Kenny Guinn (Automotive Advisory Board, Judicial Ethics Board) and Jim Gibbons (Renewable Energy Task Force Advisory Board), and is an appointee by Governor Brian Sandoval to the Workforce Investment Board, Energy Industry Sector. She has also served on the board of directors for Nevada Outreach Training Organization (NoToAbuse) in Nye County. She is a recipient of the National Guard Association of the United States (NGAUS) Patrick Henry Award for contributions and efforts benefiting the Nevada National Guard.

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