Staff Directory

Jenni Purdue - Partner
Prior to the formation J & J Legislative, LLC with Jennifer Ross in 2011, Jenni worked with Paula Johnson Purdue, contractual lobbyist, since 2007.  In her work with Paula Johnson Purdue, she represented many clients in the non-profit, education (Pre-K-Higher Ed), environment, social justice, municipal, health and human services fields.  In this capacity, she has countless experiences...
Jennifer Ross - Partner
Prior to the formation of  J & J Legislative, LLC with Jenni Purdue, Jennifer was employed by the Illinois House of Representatives from 1999 to 2003 where she was the legislative analyst for Elementary and Secondary Education, Education Appropriations, Environment & Energy, Public Utilities, Electric Deregulation, and Telecommunication Rewrite Committees. She analyzed and worked with...
Loretta Durbin - Lobbyist Emeritus
Prior to forming Government Affairs Consulting, LLC in 2012, Loretta Durbin was a partner in the lobbying firm of Government Affairs Specialists, Inc. (GASI). GASI, a bi-partisan firm that contracted with a varied array of clientele, lobbied in the Illinois legislature for more than ten years prior to the retirement of one of its partners. While with GASI, she lobbied for a public university,...