Alfredo T. Alonso

50 West Liberty Street
Suite 410
Reno, Nevada 89501
Phone 775.321.3421
Fax 775.823.2929

Mr. Alonso is a principal in the firm and the Chairman of the Nevada Government Relations Practice Group. He works extensively in both northern and southern Nevada. He contributes his experience in government relations, legislative affairs, county and municipal relations, election management and campaign finance. Prior to joining Lewis Roca Rothgerber, Mr. Alonso was a Government Affairs Manager with Lionel Sawyer & Collins in Reno, Nevada.

Mr. Alonso served as Deputy Press Secretary and as Legislative Assistant for Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs for former Senator Jacob “Chic” Hecht from 1985-1989. He was subsequently retained by Congresswoman Vucanovich as her Senior Legislative Assistant where he was responsible for the development of legislation that affected gaming, small business, foreign affairs and banking, among other issues. He also served as the Congresswoman’s policy analyst for the Committee on House Administration.

Upon his return to Nevada, Mr. Alonso served as Deputy to Secretary of State Cheryl Lau. During his tenure as Deputy Secretary of State, he served as the State’s election administrator and was responsible for assisting in the drafting and advocating for the much-heralded election reform laws of the 1993 Legislature.

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Judicial Selection Committee, Member
  • Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Northern Nevada, Board Member
  • Step2, Board Member

Speaking Engagements

  • Frequent speaker on "Nevada Newsmaker" show hosted by Sam Shad

Other Distinctions

Mr. Alonso was recognized for his commitment to pro bono service at the firm's annual John P. Frank Pro Bono Awards Luncheon.