John Garibaldi

Government and Public Affairs Advisor

John Robert Mitsuru Garibaldi has served as an Associate with the Government Relations & Public Affairs Group at Watanabe Ing since rejoining the firm in 2017, assisting clients at the State Legislature, county councils, as well as administrative and regulatory agencies. Mr. Garibaldi is adept at communicating client needs to key government decision makers.

Prior to rejoining the firm, Mr. Garibaldi gained experience as an accomplished project manager and Senior account executive for a leading advertising agency as well as serving in an on-the-ground leadership role of a recent successful Congressional campaign, both of which have enabled him to establish strong relationships and networks with business, legislative and governmental staff and leaders.

Mr. Garibaldi was first with the Government & Public Affairs Group at Watanabe Ing from 2009 to 2011 after graduating from Chapman University.

  • Chapman University, B.A. in Legal Studies with an emphasis in Political Science, 2008

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