Becchi, Rosemary

Partner, McGuire Woods, 2014-2018

Partner, Patton Boggs, 2010-2014

Founder and President, Becchi Consulting, 2008-2010

Vice President of Federal Government Relations, Fidelity Investments, 2003-2007

Vice President of Federal Government Relations, Citigroup, 2000-2003

Senior Manager, National Tax Practice, Arthur Andersen, 1997-2000

Tax Counsel, U.S. Senate Finance Committee Majority Staff, 1995-1997

Attorney-Advisor, Internal Revenue Service Office of Chief Counsel, 1991-1995

Rosemary Becchi combines technical expertise in tax and financial services matters and a robust bipartisan network developed over the span of her career to navigate high-stakes tax and financial services policy, both in Congress and federal agencies, and advise executive leaders on initiatives and trends.

A versatile strategist in both public policy and the law, Rosemary has spent her career working in the trenches of policy and regulatory matters, developing collaborative relationships with key leaders in both chambers in Congress, the Treasury Department, the Securities Exchange Commission, the Federal Reserve Board and other federal and state agencies as well as industry and trade associations.

She began her career in the public sector at the IRS as an attorney and advisor before moving on to the majority staff of the U.S. Senate Finance Committee as tax counsel. She has also held in-house executive positions, including as vice president of federal government relations at Citigroup and Fidelity Investments, where she established the firm’s government relations office.

In private practice, Rosemary counseled clients through strategic and technical counsel in both legislative and regulatory matters and led government relations departments with her skill in business planning and development, operations, staff management and cross-functional collaboration. She is a widely published and recognized thought leader on public policy matters.

Rosemary advises the firm’s Government Relations Department as an independent contractor.

Previous Experience

Partner, McGuire Woods, 2014-2018

Partner, Patton Boggs, 2010-2014

Founder and President, Becchi Consulting, 2008-2010

Vice President of Federal Government Relations, Fidelity Investments, 2003-2007

Vice President of Federal Government Relations, Citigroup, 2000-2003

Senior Manager, National Tax Practice, Arthur Andersen, 1997-2000

Tax Counsel, U.S. Senate Finance Committee Majority Staff, 1995-1997

Attorney-Advisor, Internal Revenue Service Office of Chief Counsel, 1991-1995

News & Events
Community

Founder and President, Jersey First

Representative for 8th District, Millburn Republican Committee.

Founding Member, Essex County Republican Women’s Club.

Member, Morris County & Somerset County Women’s Republican Club.

Running Start

  • Republican Chair, 2012-2016
  • Chairman Emeritus, present

Tax Coalition

  • Member, 1995-present
  • Chair, 2007

Capital Area Reach Program

  • Board Member, 2014-present
  • Executive Director: 2003 – 2014

Board Member, Investment Committee, Virginia College Savings (“529”) Plan, 2006-2008

Publications & Presentations
Education
  • LL.M., 1994, Georgetown University Law Center
  • J.D., 1991, Gonzaga University School of Law
  • B.A.A., 1988, University of San Diego
Admissions
  • District of Columbia