Jennifer Richardson

Jennifer Richardson is a Senior Vice President at Patrick B. Jenkins & Associates.  She has fourteen years of experience working in New York City and New York State government analyzing and advising on state and city legislative and regulatory proposals and budgetary items.  Her most recent experiences include successful legislative advocacy on behalf of Minority and Women Owned Business Enterprises, Criminal Justice Reform, the professions, and the financial sector.

Jennifer previously served as the Deputy Director for Mayor Bill de Blasio’s State Legislative Affairs Office.  Her portfolio included education, health, social services, immigrant affairs, law department, and technology.  She was also the Director of State Legislative Affairs for the New York City Department of Education where she drafted legislation and facilitated the passage of mandatory Pre-K in New York City and Electronic Access to Individualized Education Programs.  She is currently the President of the Capital District Black & Hispanic Bar Association.