Jackson Walker Expands Government Relations Group With Addition of Denise Rose

February 5, 2016 | Spotlight

“Denise’s experience with and knowledge of the legislative and regulatory process in Texas is first-rate,” said Jackson Walker managing partner Wade Cooper. “She has the ability to successfully guide clients through the most complicated situations in state government. And she has a strong network of bipartisan contacts and significant political insight – both clear benefits for our firm and our clients.”

Denise has more than ten years of experience in and around the Texas Capitol. Before joining Jackson Walker, she served as Assistant Vice President for Legislative Affairs at the Texas A&M Health Science Center, where her work was primarily focused on the Health Science Center’s budget needs for the state’s healthcare workforce.  Prior to the A&M Health Science Center, Ms. Rose served as the Senior Director of Government Relations at the Texas Hospital Association. She has years of experience tracking and analyzing legislation specific to hospitals and health-related institutions, and she has also drafted legislation, amendments, and expert testimony on various topics, as well as legislative appropriations requests and budget riders.

Previously, Denise served as the Government Relations Liaison for Texas Children’s Hospital and as a policy analyst at the Sunset Advisory Commission. She began her career at the Capitol as a Health Law Legislative Fellow for State Representative Vicki Truitt.

Denise earned her B.S. degree in Zoology from The University of Oklahoma and her J.D. degree from University of Houston Law Center, where she was the Managing Editor of the Houston Journal of Health Law & Policy.

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