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Duncan McFetridge

Duncan McFetridge

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Duncan McFetridge is a partner of Mercury in Sacramento. McFetridge has over 23 years experience in state and federal legislative affairs, state legislative and executive branch lobbying, and political contribution, election, and campaign strategy.

Managed Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck’s Sacramento office leading growth and expansion

Legislative and Policy Director for California State Treasurer Philip Angelides from 2000 to 2004

Consultant for the Assembly Insurance Committee

Legislative Assistant to former State Senator and now Congressman Mike Thompson

Senior Legislative Assistant to Congressman Vic Fazio from 1993 to 1997

California State University at San Francisco, Political Science (BA)

University of Pacific’s McGeorge School of Law (JD); Member of the California Bar

Current and past clients include: NBA, NHL, Lyft, University of Southern California (USC), American

Wind Energy Association, Kaiser Permanente, Lockheed Martin and Charter Communications

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Duncan McFetridge is a partner of Mercury in Sacramento. McFetridge has significant congressional and state legislative experience, as well as a proven track record of successfully developing and executing strategic objectives for his clients. His experience includes state and federal legislative affairs, state legislative and executive branch lobbying, and political contribution, election and campaign strategy. He has worked on stakeholder and coalition building, political strategy, and communications and messaging.

McFetridge provides a range of legislative, regulatory and legal services for clients in California and across the country including representing clients’ interests before the Legislature and other state agencies; testifying at legislative hearings; performing legislative, policy and political analysis; drafting bills; monitoring bills and legislative updates; and developing messages for political strategy and coalition building. He enjoys very strong relationships on both sides of the aisle in the California legislature and within the California Congressional delegation.

Prior to joining Mercury, McFetridge managed Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck’s Sacramento office where he led its growth and expansion. In addition, McFetridge served as a legislative and policy director for the California State Treasurer, Philip Angelides from 2000-2004 and prior to that he served as a committee consultant for the Assembly Insurance Committee. From 1993 to 1997, McFetridge worked for Congressman Vic Fazio as a Senior Legislative Assistant, staffing the Congressman on the House Appropriations Committee in the areas of defense and transportation.

McFetridge has a Bachelor’s in Political Science from California State University, San Francisco and received his Juris Doctor from the University of Pacific’s McGeorge School of Law and is a licensed member of the California State Bar. Duncan is married and has two teenage sons.