Syrus Devers is the Director of Governmental Affairs at Best, Best & Krieger in Sacramento. Previously, he was Executive Director of Government Affairs for Verizon in Sacramento, a position he held since 2006. From 1995-2004, Syrus served on the legislative staff for Senator Sheila Kuehl in the California State Senate, where he worked on domestic violence legislation. From 2004-2006, he worked as a lobbyist for the California Medical Association. Syrus earned his B.A. in English from the University of California, Davis, and his J.D. from the University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law.