Jessica E. Lindeen joined the Lockridge Grindal Nauen team in the fall of 2016. Ms. Lindeen focuses on legislative matters at the Capitol relating to health, human services, housing, labor, and tribal governments. Her extensive knowledge and experience navigating these complex issue areas makes her an important resource for firm clients. Known as a solutions-oriented thinker, she takes a creative approach toward identifying challenges and opportunities in the legislative process. Her strong communication skills ensure the process is accessible and transparent for firm clients.

As a member of the firm’s Diversity and Inclusion Committee, Ms. Lindeen plays a key role in the firm’s efforts related to the advancement, recruitment, and retention of attorneys and government relations professionals of color and the LGBT+ community. Recently featured as a longtime host supervisor, she directs our team’s involvement in the Citizens League Capitol Pathways program. Developed to provide paid internships to BIPOC students interested in policymaking, Ms. Lindeen leads firm participation through her personal mentorship and as part of LGN’s commitment toward creating a more diverse and reflective Capitol community.

Ms. Lindeen brings a diverse background of government relations and campaign experiences to the LGN team. Prior to her work in government relations, she spent multiple election cycles on the campaign trail working on congressional campaigns, as well as state-based issue and constitutional amendment campaigns, where she gained considerable knowledge of Minnesota’s political landscape. She graduated with a Bachelor in Arts in Political Science from the University of Iowa. As part of her undergraduate work, she studied abroad at Saint Louis University in Madrid, Spain.