Taryn Frideres is a Special Advisor on the Policy Planning Staff. She previously served as General Counsel to U.S. Senator Joni Ernst. Before joining Senator Ernst’s staff, she worked for five years as an associate at the law firm of Squire Patton Boggs (US) LLP. Taryn holds a law degree from the University of Iowa College of Law and a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science and Business Administration from Drake University.