Celebrating 75 Years of Serving Nevada’s Legal, Business, Government, and Civic Communities

Susan L. Fisher

Senior Vice President, Government Affairs & Advocacy

Areas of Practice
  • B.A., Journalism, University of Nevada, Reno
Areas of Practice
  • B.A., Journalism, University of Nevada, Reno

Professional Background

Susan Fisher has more than three decades of government relations and public policy experience covering issues before local, state and federal bodies. Prior to joining McDonald Carano, Susan served as executive vice president for a cooperative electric utility headquartered in southern Nevada. She also owned and operated her own political consulting and public relations company, Fisher Consulting, based in Reno, Nevada.

Having lived and worked in various parts of Nevada over the past four decades, Susan’s extensive resources and relationships assist her in providing clients with personalized service and proven results. She has enjoyed appointments to several state boards and commissions by former Governors Kenny Guinn, Jim Gibbons, and Brian Sandoval. Susan has represented a wide variety of client interests, including industry associations, local government, pharmaceuticals, energy issues, mining and mineral exploration, health care providers, landlord/tenant issues, hotel and lodging, manufactured/modular building industry, power sports, and state regulatory boards.

Memberships, Awards, and Recognition

  • Member, Board of Directors, State Law Resources, Inc.
  • Member, Nevada’s Center for Entrepreneurship and Technology
  • Women of Achievement Honoree, Nevada Women’s Fund
  • Patrick Henry Award, National Guard Association of the United States

Attorney News

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