The Tucson Metro Chamber will host the annual State of the City luncheon where Mayor Rothschild will deliver his “State of the City” address. This highly attended event provides a platform for Mayor Rothschild to outline his goals, planned policies and objectives for the City of Tucson in the coming year.
Mayor Jonathan Rothschild
Mayor Rothschild is a native Tucsonan. His grandmother came to Tucson in 1942 and opened Valley Fair, a used furniture store on South 6th Avenue. His father attended Tucson High School and the University of Arizona.
A graduate of Canyon del Oro High School, Kenyon College and the University of New Mexico Law School, Mayor Rothschild served as a law clerk for United States District Court Judge Alfredo Marquez. He then joined the law firm of Mesch, Clark & Rothschild, where he served as managing partner from 2001 to 2011. In addition to his own law practice helping businesses and individuals, he was responsible for the day-to-day management of a 21-attorney firm.
Mayor Rothschild has a long history of extensive service with local non-profits – as a leader and a worker. He has served in various capacities, including board president of Casa de los Niños, Handmaker Jewish Services for the Aging, and Temple Emanu-El.
Mayor Rothschild also served on the boards of the Tucson Medical Center Foundation, Jewish Family & Children’s Service, Friends of the University Libraries, University of Arizona and the Community Foundation of Southern Arizona. He was a member of the Tucson Parks & Recreation Commission and chair of the Jewish Community Relations Council.
Other past responsibilities include: James E. Rogers College of Law, Adjunct Professor University of Arizona; Committee on Examinations, State Bar of Arizona Chair; Operation Deep Freeze, Project Coordinator; Pima County Sheriff’s Department, SMART Project Member; Pima County Democratic Party Treasurer.