Ms. Carnevale is a government affairs advisor in the firm’s Boston and Washington, D.C. offices. Her practice focuses on appropriations, health and economic development issues. Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Carnevale served as chief of staff to Congressman George R. Nethercutt, Jr. (R-WA) where she managed all aspects of the congressman’s Washington, D.C. and three district offices. While serving as the top advisor for all political and policy matters, Ms. Carnevale also was directly responsible for energy issues in the office. Prior to becoming chief of staff, Ms. Carnevale served as legislative director (1997-2001) and legislative assistant (1995-1997). In these capacities, she was responsible for a wide range of issues, including appropriations, natural resources, housing, health care, labor, education, banking, budget and taxes.
Ms. Carnevale's previous experience includes work at the Washington, D.C. think-tank, Project for the Republican Future, where she was political assistant to Chairman William Kristol (1993-1995). She also worked as assistant to the director (1993) and research assistant (1992-1993) at the White House, Office of National Drug Control Policy. Ms. Carnevale volunteered at the Office of Political Affairs (1989-1991) and the Office of Presidential Personnel (1991-1992) at the White House while attending George Washington University.
Ms. Carnevale was featured in Countdown magazine for her work with the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. Additionally, she received an award from the American Diabetes Association in 1997 recognizing her work on behalf of the over 16 million people with diabetes.more » « less