Los Angeles & Sacramento Offices
5400 E. Olympic Blvd.
Commerce, CA 90022
1020 12th St. Suite #227
Sacramento, CA 95814
(916) 409 -7223
James A. Thuerwachter is a legislative advocate and government affairs professional with Prime Strategies of California. James brings years of advocacy experience from both the public and private sectors. James worked for the California State Assembly, where he staffed issues ranging from banking and finance to utilities and commerce and helped draft key legislation benefitting small businesses. While working with a leading telecommunications corporation and later a prominent nonprofit organization, James was instrumental in analyzing, interpreting, and drafting legal and policy analyses relating to First Amendment challenges and privacy regulations at both the state and federal levels. James has helped prepare several amicus briefs, which have been filed in a variety of courts, including the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, federal district courts in California and Arizona, and California and Washington state courts.
A Sacramento native, James received his B.A. in Government at California State University, Sacramento. James received his J.D. from Seattle University School of Law and was a visiting student at the University of California, Hastings College of the Law in 2017.