Former State Representative and longtime association executive join Lockridge Grindal Nauen’s North Dakota Government Relations Team.

Lockridge Grindal Nauen and Synergetic Endeavors are pleased to jointly announce two major additions to their growing North Dakota State Government Relations and Regulatory Affairs team today with the hiring of Blair Thoreson and Rudie Martinson.

A fixture at the North Dakota State Capitol for nearly two decades, Blair Thoreson served as a state representative for Fargo, ND (District 44), from 1998-2016. During his legislative career, Thoreson served as Chairman of the House Appropriations-Government Operations committee as well as a member of the Administrative Rules, Budget Section, Government Finance, Human Services, Information Technology, and Political Subdivisions committees.

Mr. Thoreson brings a wealth of knowledge on the major policy issues impacting the State of North Dakota. As a former member, he has an extensive and trusted network of elected officials as well as industry leaders with whom he has worked closely. Mr. Thoreson has the ability to navigate complex regulatory and legislative issues and his knowledge and experience will be a tremendous asset to LGN’s clients in North Dakota as well as those with business interests throughout the midwest and nationally.

“I am thrilled to be joining the accomplished team at Lockridge Grindal Nauen” said Mr. […]