Baton Rouge, LA – Cornerstone Government Affairs announced Tuesday the addition of Stephen Ledet as a Senior Vice President to the firm. Ledet has nearly 20 years’ experience working in government affairs in Baton Rouge.
“We are thrilled with Stephen’s addition to our team,” Cornerstone Managing Director Campbell Kaufman said. “His skillset and ability to reach across both sides of the aisle are key attributes that our current and future clients will find invaluable.”
Previously, Ledet served as the Director of Public Affairs for Entergy Louisiana, where he led and implemented their legislative strategy. Much of his time at Entergy was spent relationship building with legislators, leadership, and their staff. Prior to his five years at Entergy, Ledet spent nearly 12 years on staff with the Louisiana Association for Justice, where he managed the Association’s contract lobbyists and lobbying team.
“I’m excited about joining a firm that offers a comprehensive, team approach to every issue and client,” Ledet said. “Their bipartisan team of professionals, who I’ve known for many years, are committed to effective communication, honesty, integrity and success.”
Cornerstone’s Baton Rouge office includes Gabrielle Kees, Nial Patel, Paul Rainwater, Randy Roach and Campbell Kaufman. The firm was founded in 2002 in Washington, D.C. by Baton Rouge native Kaufman and other partners; the Baton Rouge office was opened in 2008.
Cornerstone Government Affairs, Inc. is a full-service, bipartisan public affairs firm with 70+ professionals and offices in Washington, DC, Annapolis, MD, Atlanta, GA, Austin, TX, Baton Rouge, LA, Chicago, IL, Des Moines, IA, Houston, TX, Jackson, MS, and Springfield, IL. Cornerstone represents a diverse group of clients from myriad industries and sectors, and maintains expertise in a wide range of issue areas, including agriculture, cyber security, defense, education, energy, health, homeland security, international affairs, tax policy, telecommunications, and transportation and infrastructure. For more information, please visit Cornerstone’s website at www.cgagroup.com.