Emily J. Tranter's focus with the Lockridge Grindal Nauen Federal Relations Group is representing clients in the areas of infrastructure development, transportation funding, aviation policy, environmental mitigation, energy research and the fields of public safety/criminal justice. She spends a significant time working with the firm's Transportation Policy Group and is responsible for editing national transportation policy publications. She also acts as primary liaison to federal policy makers on high priority infrastructure development programs.
Ms. Tranter joined the firm following a distinguished career on staff in the United States Senate with former Minnesota Senator Mark Dayton. In her role there, Ms. Tranter specialized in coordinating federal appropriations requests from cities, counties, nonprofits and law enforcement agencies. While her legislative focus was on transportation development issues, Ms. Tranter also worked on several other legislative priorities, including environmental mitigation and American Indian Affairs.
Growing up in St. Paul, Minnesota, Ms. Tranter was active in politics from a young age, and a graduate of Minnehaha Academy in Minneapolis. She traveled east for college, but summer breaks brought her back to Minnesota to work on political campaigns or to work in Congressional offices. Ms. Tranter is a graduate of Hamilton College in Clinton, New York, with a bachelor's degree in political science.
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