distinguished public-affairs career spans more than four decades
in Texas. Graydon has spent
the past 30 years representing corporations, trade associations,
governmental entities and individuals before all branches
of state government, most recently as a shareholder in the law
of Jenkens & Gilchrist
and chair of the firm’s Governmental Affairs Practice
Previously, he served as senior staff to a state
senator, counsel to the Senate Investigating Committee, special
attorney in the U.S. Justice Department and assistant city attorney
for the City of Dallas.
Graydon is a board member of the Texas Taxpayers
and Research Association, an alumnus of the University of Texas
at Austin and the UT Austin School of Law, and a Life Fellow of
the Texas Bar Foundation. Direct: 512.225.1004, email@example.com.
Gibson provides exceptional representation and legal services to a
broad spectrum of clients, offering in-depth insight into the
workings of Texas government.
Most recently a shareholder with Jenkens & Gilchrist, Gibson
previously worked in both the Texas House and Senate, and has served
as assistant secretary of
state and as projects director for a Texas governor.
She earned her degrees at the University of Texas at Austin and the UT School
of Law, and was recently honored as an Outstanding Young Texas Ex by the university.
Direct: 512.225.1006, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Jay Brown provides valuable strategic counsel and representation
before Texas officials and agencies to a variety of clients.
Brown has worked as a briefing attorney for a U.S. district judge, and as a governmental
affairs assistant for a large statewide trade association. He also has been involved
in numerous Republican political campaigns.
An alumnus of the University of Texas and the UT School of Law, Brown is a Fellow
of the law school’s Public Policy Dispute Resolution Program. Direct:
Jay Propes is a political/strategic consultant and lobbyist with
more than a decades’ worth of public-affairs experience at
the state and federal levels.
Propes began his career on Capitol Hill working for Congressman Ralph Hall, where
he was responsible for issues related to taxation, telecommunications, healthcare
and energy/environmental policy. In Texas, Propes served as a trade association
executive, then managed a political action committee that raised and contributed
over a million dollars during his tenure.
A graduate of Baylor University, Propes has specific public-affairs expertise
in the areas of construction, development, education, healthcare and the restaurant
industry. Direct: 512.225.1007, email@example.com.
Shannon Swan is a well-respected Texas lobbyist, and an incomparable
resource on House and Senate rules and procedure.
After attending Lamar University, Swan served as a legislative assistant for
the powerful House Calendars Committee, and as chief of staff for a veteran state
representative and the chairman of the Sunset Advisory Commission.
She has been lobbying with Galt Graydon for ten years.
Direct: 512.225.1008, firstname.lastname@example.org.