Areas of Practice
  • Davidson College, B.A., 2005

Jessica Frend

Government Affairs Advisor
1330 Connecticut Avenue, NW
Washington DC 20036
TEL: +1 202 862 5770
FAX: +1 202 429 3902

Jessica W. Frend is a government affairs advisor in Steptoe's Washington office. 

Ms. Frend advises a broad range of clients on legislative and regulatory matters, including energy, tax, commerce, telecommunications, and financial services, among other issues. 

Ms. Frend regularly assists clients by developing strategic plans, furthering congressional outreach, developing and maintaining Capitol Hill staff and member-level relationships, advising on legislative developments, briefing clients in preparation for congressional meetings and hearings, and advocating on behalf of clients.  In addition to her legislative guidance, Ms. Frend focuses on the organization and coordination of client Capitol Hill visits for several trade associations and corporate clients.

Prior to joining Steptoe, Ms. Frend served as legislative staff covering the foreign affairs and trade portfolio for Senator Mike DeWine.  While earning her B.A. in Political Science, she served as an intern for Senator Judd Gregg and Senator Elizabeth Dole.