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January 7, 2019

Dodie Renfer Joins Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough in Raleigh

RALEIGH, N.C. – Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP announced today that Dodie Renfer has joined the Firm as a senior government relations consultant. Renfer has over 20 years’ experience in government operations and affairs and most recently was with Cansler Collaborative Resources, where she was director of governmental affairs.

“Government Relations has always been a signature practice for Nelson Mullins in Raleigh, and we are delighted to continue the growth of our capabilities in this area by adding such an experienced and well-respected professional as Dodie Renfer,” said Robert Wilson, managing partner of Nelson Mullins' Raleigh office.

Renfer has worked in various executive-level positions for Republican elected officials and candidates, including Congressman George Holding, Speaker Thom Tillis, David Rouzer for Congress, Fred Smith for Governor, and the Elizabeth Dole committee. At Cansler Collaborative Resources, she was liaison to the NC General Assembly regarding healthcare legislation and immersed herself in legislation, regulations, and trends that would impact clients.

“The Nelson Mullins Government Relations team is very excited about the addition of Dodie Renfer. She has strong relationships with key decision-makers and brings a wealth of experience, knowledge, and understanding about the inner workings of state and federal government,” said former Lt. Gov. Dennis Wicker, who leads the Firm’s government relations group. “We are confident that Dodie will be an effective advocate for achieving the goals and objectives of our clients.” 

Nelson Mullins’ Government Relations group has over 30 government and public affairs lawyers and lobbyists, including former diplomats, governors, cabinet secretaries, members of congress, and political party leaders. The team has worked with Fortune 500 clients, nonprofit organizations, U.S. and foreign government entities, universities, and cultural institutions.

Established in 1897, Nelson Mullins has more than 750 attorneys and government relations professionals with offices in 11 states and Washington, D.C. Nelson Mullins and Broad and Cassel LLP combined effective August 1, 2018 and does business in Florida as Nelson Mullins Broad and Cassel. For more information on the firm, go to www.nelsonmullins.com.  


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