Edward Newberry is Managing Partner of Patton Boggs and a member of the firm’s Executive and Management Committees. Practicing in public policy, Mr. Newberry represents leading municipal governments, colleges and universities, hospitals, and other organizations in developing and implementing federal funding strategies and addressing policy issues. In addition, Mr. Newberry represents domestic corporations in the energy and real estate industries and is Washington advisor to overseas governments and international business interests.
Before joining the firm in 1991, Mr. Newberry served as a senior staff member in various congressional staff positions, including chief appropriations staff and press secretary to U.S. Representative Frank R. Wolf (R-VA) and associate staff member on the House Appropriations Committee.
Mr. Newberry was profiled in The New York Times in 2006 as a former congressional staffer who is “Now a King of K Street” in an article titled, “Wing-Tipped Migration: Five Prominent Men and How They Got from Congress to K Street.” His work has been highlighted by the trade industry press, including National Journal and Roll Call, and The Hill identified Mr. Newberry as one of Washington’s leading top lobbyists for municipal governments.
Municipal governments (or related entities) Mr. Newberry has represented include San Diego (CA), San Jose (CA), San Antonio (TX), Jacksonville (FL), Denver (CO), Washington (DC), King County (WA), and Pinellas County (FL), as well as other prominent U.S. cities and counties.
Transportation and infrastructure issues are a key part of Mr. Newberry’s practice, and his clients also include major transportation agencies, responsible for highways and mass transit, in several of the nation’s largest and fastest growing regions.
Mr. Newberry also represents leading institutions of higher education, including more than 25 colleges, universities, and community colleges from across the nation. His clients include some of the largest and most highly-regarded universities (including a major land grant institution) as well as smaller regional and local colleges.
In the energy arena, Mr. Newberry represents national associations representing producers and retail marketers of propane gas and heating oil. While at Patton Boggs, Mr. Newberry spearheaded the enactment of precedent-setting legislation establishing the nation’s first federally-sponsored, industry-funded research and development program for the propane and oil heat industries.
- Mr. Newberry’s real estate clients include one of the largest lessors to the federal government in the nation.
- Mr. Newberry currently represents municipal governments (or related entities) in nearly half of the nation’s fifteen largest cities, as well as other prominent cities such as Washington DC, Denver, King County (the Seattle area), and others.
- Mr. Newberry currently represents more than 25 colleges, universities, and community colleges in the U.S.