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Dennis A. Giorno

Dennis Giorno is a Partner in the firm and has more than quarter century of government relations experience in various capacities. His diverse experience has resulted in key legislative victories for clients in many sectors including criminal justice reform, energy, healthcare, professional licensure, and education. Recent legislative achievements include enacting the first in the nation “clean slate” law, leading the effort to pass one of the first INFORM laws to combat organized retail crime, reforming Pennsylvania’s occupational licensure system, continually stopping proposed harmful cuts to charter schools and expanding the scope of practice for pharmacists in Pennsylvania.

Prior to joining Malady & Wooten in 2004, Dennis served for five years as the Executive Director of the REACH Alliance. During his tenure, REACH secured passage of the Educational Improvement Tax Credit (EITC) Program, which has been hailed as a national model for providing parents with choices in their children's education and funding innovative programs in public schools.

Dennis began his career in public policy on the staff of Governor Ridge's reinventing government IMPACCT Commission. He then went on to serve on the staff of State Representative Colleen A. Sheehan and in the public affairs office of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia.