Matthew O'Connor is a member of the Firm's Government Relations department representing the interests of a variety of clients before the Legislature and Executive Branch. While at Hinman Straub, Mr. O'Connor's policy focus areas have been economic development, small business and environmental issues. Before joining Hinman Straub, Mr. O'Connor worked as a coordinator in the Senate Majority Office of Member Services and the Assembly Minority Office of Member Services. During his tenure in the State Legislature, he was responsible for implementing communications and constituent outreach programs on behalf of a number of legislators from across the state. In addition, Mr. O'Connor has volunteered and assisted on numerous local and state political campaigns.