Marni Watkins, Esq., Partner at 1909 Group, LLC - Marni Watkins, Esq. attended law school in San Diego, CA. While in law school, Ms. Watkins was the co-president of her school’s chapter of Amnesty International. Ms. Watkins clerked for Professor William Aceves, Esq. and assisted in editing and researching his book, The Anatomy of Torture: A Documentary History of Filartiga v. Pena-Irala. Ms. Watkins also interned for the Department of Justice, Environmental and Natural Resource Division and the United States Attorney’s Office. Ms. Watkins has served as a member of the Board of Directors for the Pinecrest Academy of Nevada charter schools for six years and is currently on the Board of Directors for Battleborn Progress. Ms. Watkins is an accomplished litigation attorney barred in both Nevada and California. In 2020, Ms. Watkins and her business partner, created 1909 Group, LLC, a government affairs and consulting company. 1909 Group helps manage nonpartisan and partisan campaigns for elected office.