Marc Lampkin serves as the managing partner of Brownstein's Washington, DC office, and serves on the firm's Executive Committee. He also previously served as a co-chair of the firm's Government Relations Department. He is a highly respected advisor and veteran Republican House and Senate lobbyist, bringing years of political, legislative and campaign experience to bear for his clients.
On the Hill, Marc is well-respected for his role as a member of House Speaker John A. Boehner's (R-OH) 'Team Boehner', a team of high-level strategic advisers that work closely with Speaker Boehner and other Republican members. His relationship with Speaker Boehner goes back to 1995 when Marc served as General Counsel for the House Republican Conference under then-Chairman Boehner for three years. In addition to his time on the Hill, Marc served in a variety of roles from 1999 to 2001 with the Bush for President Campaign. His years on the Hill, campaign experience, and extensive relationships with administration officials and staffers, at policy think tanks, trade associations and the media have made him a trusted unofficial advisor for numerous members of Congress, cabinet officials, and other leading Washington policymakers.
Since entering the private sector in 2001, Marc has successfully put his political acumen to work navigating matters and proceedings before federal court and agencies, including mergers and acquisitions, and financial services, transportation, infrastructure and trade issues. In addition, he has been involved in several high profile and successful public advocacy campaigns. Most recently, he led the Strong American Schools (SAS) issue advocacy campaign (2006-2009), a joint project funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates and the Eli and Edythe Broad Foundations, which oversaw the organization’s “Education in ‘08” effort, pushing the issue of education reform to the forefront of the 2008 presidential campaign.
In his own time, Marc’s passion for education reform and opportunity has included raising millions of dollars for nonprofits that support education options for parents and disadvantaged children. He serves on the Board of Directors of Horton Kid’s Inc. and Chairs the Dinner Committee of the Boehner-Lieberman Dinner to benefit the Consortium of Catholic Academies in Washington, DC.