Liz Fenton, Senior Policy and Campaign Strategist, is a 25-year veteran of California state politics who provides DSG clients with expert strategic guidance on public policy and legislative campaigns.
Prior to joining Dewey Square, Liz served as Chief of Staff to several members of the California State Senate and Assembly, including Senator Henry Stern and former Senators Liz Figueroa, Carole Migden and Fran Pavley. She also worked in a senior position for former Senate President Pro Tem Don Perata. Liz helped lead and secure multiple legislative victories, including landmark environmental protections, consumer product safeguards, advances in energy and water policy, election reform, health care, transportation and consumer privacy laws.
Liz also brings expertise in political campaign management, having served as a senior adviser and strategist for multiple California Senate and Assembly campaigns. She is an attorney and professor at the McGeorge School of Law in Sacramento. A native Californian, Liz and her husband are raising their two children in the Land Park neighborhood of Sacramento, just a short distance from the State Capitol.