Cozen O’Connor: Christ, Rose

Rose Christ

Government Relations Principal

New York

(212) 883-2248

(646) 880-3654

Recent Publication:

The New York Note – Friday, December 21

This Week in New York – Deputy Mayor for Housing & Urban Development Steps Down & de Blasio Announces Next Commissioner to Oversee the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene

Rose focuses on monitoring ongoing New York City and New York State legislative issues that affect the firm's clients, conducts substantive research related to these interests, and prepares analyses on government policies and proposed legislation impacting a broad range of industries. She also tracks the City of New York's budget developments and works closely with clients to develop and implement strategies for securing funding from the city government for programming and services as well as for capital projects including improvements to real property, ground-up construction, and equipment systems. Recent client projects and programs funded in part with city dollars include: the expansion of the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater's Joan Weill Center for Dance; a multimillion-dollar streetscape improvement plan undertaken by Hudson Square Connection Business Improvement District (BID); and millions of dollars to support free arts, sports, education, and community engagement programs provided by City Parks Foundation.

Prior to joining Cozen O'Connor Public Strategies, Rose was a senior government and regulatory adviser at the New York office of a national law firm and was also a communication and research assistant at a prior law firm. She previously worked in the Mayor's Office of Public Information for the City of Charleston, S.C., where she handled public relations and media relations effects and developed and launched a social media campaign to support the mayor's initiatives.

Rose earned her bachelor's degree in communications and political science from College of Charleston.

News

Cozen O'Connor Public Strategies New York Post 2018 Midterm Election Debrief

November 07, 2018

Stuart Shorenstein, Katie Schwab, Ken Fisher, and Rose Christ from Cozen O’Connor Public Strategies New York host a special conference call to debrief on the New York general election results and the implications of the results in terms of policy for the next term.

Stonewall Democrats Club Chooses Cuomo Over Nixon

July 26, 2018

Cozen O’Connor Public Strategies New York Government Relations Principal Rose Christ was featured in a recent New York Times article about her involvement with the Stonewall Democrats, the city’s first lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Democratic organization.

Cozen O’Connor Public Strategies, LLC Welcomes Katie Schwab, Rose Christ and Reggie Thomas to its New York City Government Relations Team

November 01, 2017

Previously at Manatt, Members of this Top 10 New York City Lobbying Group Bring Deep Understanding of Local Government

Publications

The New York Note – Friday, December 21

December 21, 2018

This Week in New York – Deputy Mayor for Housing & Urban Development Steps Down & de Blasio Announces Next Commissioner to Oversee the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene

The New York Note – Friday, December 14

December 14, 2018

This Week in New York – Plan to Raise $3 Billion for NYCHA Units, Council Looking Into Amazon Deal & Next Week's Meetings

The New York Note – Friday, December 7

December 07, 2018

This Week in New York – de Blasio To Replace New York City Office of Emergency Management Commissioner & Next Week's Meetings

The New York Note – Friday, November 30

November 30, 2018

This Week in New York – Melissa Mark-Viverito Announces Run for NYC Public Advocate, NYC Council Approves Appointment of Margaret Garnett as Department of Investigations Commissioner, New Bills Aim to Legalize e-Bikes and e-Scooters

The New York Note – Friday, November 16

November 16, 2018

This Week in New York – Amazon's New Headquarters Planned for Long Island City, Calls to Eliminate Office of the New York City Public Advocate & Next Week's City Council Hearings

The New York Note – Friday, November 9

November 09, 2018

This Week in New York – 2018 Midterm Election Results, Next Week's City Council Hearings

The New York Note – Friday, November 2

November 02, 2018

This Week in New York – Council Passes New Bills Related to Commercial Spaces, Ballot Proposals Receive Mixed Support from Elected Officials, Jamie Ansorge Named to 40 Under 40 List & Election Day Reception Invitation

The New York Note – Friday, October 26

October 26, 2018

This Week in New York – Michael Blake, Jumaane Williams Announce Intent to Run for Office of NYC Public Advocate, Next Week's City Council Hearings, Upcoming Beltway Briefing Podcast

The New York Note – Friday, October 19

October 19, 2018

This Week in New York – City Council Passes “Parental Empowerment” Bill Package, Kelly Jin Appointed as City’s Chief Analytics Officer, Next Week's City Council Hearings

The New York Note – Friday, October 12

October 12, 2018

This Week in New York – Hearing on Commercial Rent Renewal Legislation (Int. 737-A) Set for October 22, Next Week's City Council Hearings, Beltway Briefing Podcast: The Road to the 2018 Midterm Elections

The New York Note – Friday, September 21

September 21, 2018

This Week in New York – Waterfront Management Advisory Board Convened, Amy Peterson Appointed as Director of the Mayor’s Office of Economic Development, Next Week's City Council Hearings

Public Strategies New York Post-Primary Client Call

September 14, 2018

On today’s New York Client Call, Stuart Shorenstein, Katie Schwab, Rose Christ and Ken Fisher of our New York City team debrief on last night’s New York primary election results and analyze the results of several heavily contested New York State Senate races that could potentially impact control of the chamber.

The New York Note – Friday, September 14

September 14, 2018

This Week in New York – New York Primary Election Results, City Council Approves Several Pieces of Legislation, Next Week's City Council Hearings

The New York Note – Friday, August 31

August 31, 2018

This Week in New York – Council Passes School Speed Camera Legislation, Democratic Candidates for Governor and Attorney General Hold Debates & New NYC Ferry Route

The New York Note – Friday, August 24

August 24, 2018

This Week in New York – de Blasio in Brooklyn, New Transport Workgroup, DCP's New Executive Director & Cuomo / Nixon Debate

The Beltway Briefing Road to the 2018 Midterm Elections – Special New York Politics Edition

August 15, 2018

On this special edition of the Beltway Briefing Road to the 2018 Midterm Elections call, Howard Schweitzer, CPS’s Managing Partner, interviews Katie Schwab, Rose Christ and Ken Fisher of our New York City office about the current political climate in New York, the recent activism we’ve been seeing by the City Council and Mayor’s Office – particularly as it relates to the “disruptors” like Uber, Lyft, and Airbnb – and the team’s thoughts on the closely-watched Governor and State Attorneys General races in New York.

The New York Note – Friday, August 10

August 10, 2018

This Week in New York – For-Hire Vehicle Bills, Rezoning in Manhattan Neighborhood & Labor and Employment Conference Invitation

The New York Note – Friday, August 3

August 03, 2018

This Week in New York – Commissioner of the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene Steps Down, Executive Director of New York City Department of City Planning Steps Down, Rezoning of Inwood Section of Manhattan

The New York Note – Friday, July 27

July 27, 2018

This Week in New York – Bill to Ban Plastic Straws, Limiting Ride Sharing Services & Mayor de Blasio in Staten Island

The New York Note – Friday, June 29

June 29, 2018

This Week in New York – Affordable Housing Plan Bills Passed, Transportation Bills Introduced & Impacts of City Partnerships

The New York Note – Friday, June 22

June 22, 2018

This Week in New York – Marijuana Enforcement Policy Change & Next Week's Committee Hearings

The New York Note – Friday, June 8

June 08, 2018

This Week in New York – Council and Mayor Close to an Agreement on Fair Fares, Council Approves Opioid and Drug Treatment Bills, Proposal to Add 'X' Category to NYC Birth Certificates

The New York Note – Friday, June 1

June 01, 2018

This Week in New York – Property Tax Advisory Commission Announced, Charter Revision Commission Review & An Analysis of NYC Agency Contracts

The New York Note – Friday, May 25

May 25, 2018

This Week in New York – City Council Holds Final Hearing on the FY19 Executive Budget

The New York Note – Friday, May 18

May 18, 2018

This Week in New York – Administration Unveils New Platform Dedicated to Helping Women Succeed & First-In-Nation Task Force To Examine Automated Decision Systems

The New York Note – Friday, May 11

May 11, 2018

This Week in New York – Anti-Sexual Harassment Laws, City Council Passes Fire Safety Bills & Executive Budget Hearings

The New York Note – Friday, May 4

May 04, 2018

This Week in New York – Safe Injection Sites, For-Hire Vehicle Hearing, Sunnyside Yard Steering Committee & Executive Budget Hearings Next Week

The New York Note – Friday, April 20

April 20, 2018

This Week in New York – Central Park To Become Car-Free, Head of Landmarks Preservation Commission Resigning, Lead Inspections & Open-door Helicopters Banned

The New York Note – Friday, April 13

April 13, 2018

This Week in New York – FY 19 Budget, NYCHA Chairwoman Steps Down, City Council Stated Meeting, Mayor de Blasio Announcements

The New York Note – Friday, April 6

April 06, 2018

This Week in New York – Chief Privacy Officer Appointed, Cuomo vs. De Blasio on NYCHA, Unsafe Playgrounds, and New Schools Chancellor’s First Day

The New York Note – Friday, March 30

March 30, 2018

This Week in New York – NYC Employee Background Checks, School Overcrowding, Legislation in the News, and a New Cybersecurity Initiative

The New York Note – Friday, March 23

March 23, 2018

This Week in New York – Charter Revision Commission, Preliminary Budget Hearings, and Increased Funding to Address Opioid Crisis

The New York Note – Friday, March 16

March 16, 2018

This Week in New York – Preliminary Budget Hearings, Chief Technology Officer Steps Down, and a Legislation Update

The New York Note – Friday, March 9

March 09, 2018

This Week in New York – DoITT’s Design RFP, A Nightlife Mayor, New School Chancellor & Next Week’s City Council Hearings

The New York Note – September 7

January 01, 1900

This Week in New York – Proposed Amendments to City Charter, City Council Speaker Calls For City To Take Over Subways & Upcoming NY Post-Primary Client Call

Events & Seminars

Past Events

Public Strategies New York Post-Election Client Call

November 07, 2018 - Conference Call/Podcast

Public Strategies New York Post-Primary Client Call

September 14, 2018 - Conference Call/Podcast

Education

  • College of Charleston, B.A., 2010

Awards & Honors

Honoree, Queens Borough Hall LGBT Pride Month Celebration, 2014

"40 Rising Stars Under 40," City & State, 2013

Trustee, Citizens Budget Commission of New York

President, Stonewall Democratic Club of NYC (SDNYC)