Richard Hegg is an experienced Washington, DC–based legislative advisor who focuses on congressional appropriations, defense, transportation, healthcare, agriculture, homeland security, education, government contracts, and foreign affairs. Richard’s many years in the Capital, and broad executive and legislative background, enable him to achieve client objectives throughout the federal government.
Richard helps clients with Congress and the executive branch on a variety of domestic and international matters. He also has extensive legislative experience in general public policy analysis, planning, and appropriations matters. This includes complex legislative initiatives and their subsequent implementation, and assisting clients in incorporating public policy into their strategic planning, integrating public relations into their advocacy activities, and legislative drafting.
Richard has provided legislative advocacy across a broad and diverse number of issues:
Before joining Venable, Richard spent several years as legislative director for the Potomac Group, a consulting firm, where he gained substantial experience in policy analysis and issue advocacy. Prior to that, he assisted the 1998 Democratic Coordinated Campaign in South Carolina.