Jamitress Bowden
Jamitress Bowden

BerlinRosen hires Jamitress Bowden as vice president of issue advocacy, working out of the firm’s Washington, D.C. office.

Bowden most recently served as a spokeswoman for the Committee on Oversight and Reform, the main investigative committee in the U.S. House of Representatives.

In that position, she led media relations and communications strategy for investigations concerning such topics as the safety of booster seats, uncovering toxic heavy metals found in baby foods, and the politicization of the U.S. Census and Postal Service.

Previously, she was communications director for Rep. A. Donald McEachin (D-VA) and led marketing and communications strategy for the Office for Equity and Diversity at East Carolina University.

In her new position, Bowden will focus on storytelling and strategy work as she helps lead clients across various issue areas, including education, environmental justice and philanthropy.

“The unmatched hustle and impeccable talent make BerlinRosen the ‘it’ firm. I am excited to get to work and help lead our team forward,” Bowden said.

BerlnRosen’s issue advocacy division serves clients including UNICEF USA, Freedom House, Fair Elections Center, Families Belong Together and Equal Justice Works.