Geoff Neill is Senior Legislative Advocate in the firm’s government law section.
Prior to joining Nielsen Merksamer, Mr. Neill was employed as a Legislative Representative for the California State Association of Counties (CSAC), where he worked on issues relating to taxes, broadband, government technology, elections, economic development, and transparency laws. His work for the association extended from legislative advocacy to data and analytics, and he has spoken at conferences around the state on issues as diverse as property taxes, elections, the state budget, and broadband policy.
Mr. Neill has twenty years of experience in and around state politics and as an advocate for public agencies, working in a variety of capacities for both CSAC and the California Special Districts Association. He serves as a board member for the Special District Leadership Foundation.
Mr. Neill was born and raised in California and currently lives in Sacramento with his family.