ABOUT US

Tom Clark Solutions Team
The Tom Clark Solutions Team has over 100 years of combined experience in government affairs. Together, we have represented a variety of different interests and disciplines, all with success. Our strengths are our work ethic and credibility with Legislators, their staffs and others at all levels of government with whom we deal. 
Tom Clark

Tom Clark

owner

For more than 20 years, Tom has provided non-legal government and public affairs services on behalf of his clients before federal, state, and local governments and regulatory agencies. He has also managed numerous local and statewide political campaigns for candidates and ballot related initiatives.

As the owner of Tom Clark Solutions, he provides a full spectrum of services to assist clients in achieving their business and political goals. Tom understands how to build relationships and devise strategies to get companies the results they seek whether it’s lobbying before local, state and federal governments, regulatory environments, business-to-business networking or political and community support for a business, project or campaign. Tom also provides expert public relations services for clients and strategic consulting for community education campaigns as well as state and local political campaigns.
Paul Young

PAUL YOUNG

Partner

Prior to becoming a partner at Tom Clark Solutions, Paul Young was the Deputy Director of Government Affairs at R&R Partners. He managed a diverse range of clients, advocating for them at the state and local levels. Paul has been active representing clients in the healthcare, gaming, mining, transportation, education, and emerging technologies sectors and successfully navigated his clients through several regular and special sessions of the Nevada Legislature.

Formerly a Deputy of the Criminal Division of the Washoe County District Attorney’s Office and the Nevada Attorney General’s Office, Paul prosecuted felony, gross misdemeanor and misdemeanor cases as well as conducted civil litigation.

Paul attended the University of Nevada, Reno, and law school in San Diego. Upon earning his juris doctor, he clerked for the Honorable Scott N. Freeman in the Second Judicial District in Nevada, and Governor Brian Sandoval in the U.S. District Court in Nevada.

Paul is a Reno Native and an avid outdoorsman who enjoys hiking, fishing and traveling.
Keith Lee

KEITH LEE

SENIOR ADVISOR

Keith Lee has been involved in politics virtually his entire life. His introduction to politics was in 1952 when he accompanied his father, who was walking door-to door for Alan Bible, who was then running for the Democratic nomination for U.S. Senate. He co-managed Ralph Denton's campaign for U. S. House of Representative in 1964, supervised Governor Grant Sawyer's northern Nevada campaign office in 1966, managed Dick Bryan's campaign for Governor in 1982 and has served in fund-raising and advisory capacities for several local, state (including legislative) and federal campaigns.

His first session as a lobbyist was 1983, where he served as a lobbyist for Governor Dick Bryan with responsibility for the passage of his budget. Over the '85 '87 and '89 sessions, he lobbied for the Wildlife Commission of which he was a member and then Chair. In 1991 and continuing to the present, he has represented Southwest Airlines at the Legislature.

From 1970 to 2001, he maintained an active law practice; his lobbying activities were on an "as-needed" basis. In 2001, he became a full-time lobbyist and has lobbied full time at each Session since 2001.
Zoe Houghton

Zoë Houghton

Associate

Zoë is a recent University of Nevada, Reno graduate and has been hired as an Associate. She assists the team and our clients as we research issues, schedules meetings, and implements strategies for TCS. Zoë will also help us “cover” committee hearings, track legislation and assist with coordination of social events and activities.
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