Jen Olson joined Peck Madigan Jones in October 2014 after more than a decade of government and public affairs experience. During her service on Capitol Hill, Jen served as senior policy staff to Senator Lindsey Graham (R-SC) and Representative Jim Kolbe (R-AZ), including more than 6 years as Senator Graham’s Legislative Director. While on Senator Graham’s staff, Jen led his efforts to build bipartisan consensus around some of the country’s most serious challenges, including comprehensive immigration reform, energy and climate legislation, entitlement reform and national security policy.
Prior to joining the firm, Jen led Republican outreach strategy for The ONE Campaign, an advocacy organization co-founded by Bono aimed at ending extreme poverty in Africa. While at ONE, Jen led efforts to increase private investment in sub-Saharan Africa, particularly in the energy sector.
National Journal named Jen one of the “Hill 100,” a list of congressional staffers playing key behind-the-scenes roles. She is known for her expertise in legislative strategy from start to finish. From drafting legislative language to navigating complex Senate procedures and politics, Jen is able to help our clients achieve their advocacy goals in a highly partisan environment.