Lesli Sorensen

Ms. Sorensen brings over a decade of Arizona government and policy experience to the Government Relations practice at Ryan Rapp & Underwood. She previously served as Deputy Chief of Staff and Supervising Attorney at the Arizona House of Representatives, as well as the Government Relations Officer of the Arizona State Retirement System.

Lesli offers state and local government relations, campaign, elections, and ethics services in a wide range of areas, in addition to being an expert on Arizona’s public pension systems.

Ms. Sorensen earned her Juris Doctorate from Indiana University Maurer School of Law in Bloomington, Indiana, and her Bachelor of Music in Music Theory and Composition with a Theory Emphasis from Arizona State University. She is admitted to practice in Arizona, New York, and the United States Supreme Court.

Practice Areas


  • Juris Doctorate, Indiana University Maurer School of Law, May 2006
  • Bachelor of Music, Arizona State University, December 2001

Bar Admissions

  • State of New York – 2007
  • State of Arizona – 2008
  • Supreme Court of the United States – 2015