Areas of Practice
Education
  • B.A., Political Science, University of Nevada, Reno, 2019
Areas of Practice
Education
  • B.A., Political Science, University of Nevada, Reno, 2019

Professional Background

Maggie O’Flaherty is a Policy Analyst in the Government Affairs and Advocacy Group with McDonald Carano.  She regularly conducts research and monitors interim legislative committees and commissions to stay updated on emerging or progressing issues related to Nevada policy.  Ms. O’Flaherty also meets with Nevada political candidates in order to discuss issues of importance to clients of the firm, and ensures attorneys are fully informed on any legislative matters impacting their clients.

Ms. O’Flaherty was previously an intern with the firm during the 2019 Nevada Legislative Session, where she monitored hearings and floors sessions on behalf of clients, conducted research projects, developed relationships with legislators, staff and lobbyists, and testified on behalf of clients during important bill hearings.

A 5th generation rural Nevadan, Ms. O’Flaherty has served as a resource for expanding the firm’s network in rural Nevada.  She received her B.A. in Political Science from the University of Nevada, Reno in 2019.  She was a member of the Delta Delta Delta sorority, actively participating in supporting her sorority’s philanthropy, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.  She continues to volunteer for St. Jude as a part of Delta Delta Delta’s alumna program.  She also serves as a volunteer for the Fallon Youth Club in her hometown of Fallon, Nevada.

Community Engagement

LEAD On Board Member – The mission of the Youth Leadership Advocate Group is to develop and cultivate high school students within Churchill County to become community leaders equipped with the knowledge and skills necessary to improve their respective communities and have a successful future.

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