Political strategist and operative. Prolific fundraiser. Skilled advocate for legislative and appropriations goals.
David Reid is deeply embedded in Democratic politics and draws on his personal network on the Hill, in the Biden administration, and throughout the business community to build coalitions that drive policy success for clients. He works hand in glove with clients to lead complex public policy efforts related to infrastructure, hospitality, gaming, health care, technology, telecommunications, and arts and entertainment.
David leverages his extensive political finance experience to maximize the impact of clients’ political giving. He also leads Brownstein’s bipartisan political operation, setting the industry standard for political engagement each cycle with Republican and Democratic congressional and national campaign committees and candidates. He serves as a Deputy National Finance Chair of the Democratic National Committee and is a member of the Finance Committee of the Democratic Governors Association.
Before joining Brownstein, David served as the Washington D.C. and PAC finance director at Hillary for America. Prior, he worked as the Mid-Atlantic finance director for the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee, ran the political finance operation of a Fortune 50 global health care company, and served as the deputy finance director of the Democratic Governors Association.
David is an active member of the firm’s pro-bono committee and co-leads the firm’s LGBT+ Affinity Group. Among his many outside involvements, David serves on the executive committee of the One Victory and LGBTQ Victory Institute board, the governing bodies of the LGBTQ Victory Fund and Institute, and is a member of the board for Q Street, the professional association of LGBTQ lobbyists and public policy advocates.