Bruce J Heiman

Practice Area Leader — Policy / Regulatory

1601 K Street, NW
Washington, D.C. 20006-1600
United States of America
Bruce Heiman engages in a wide ranging federal counseling and lobbying practice. He has represented leading companies and trade associations in technology, financial services, postal, trade, transportation and manufacturing industries. He is one of two Practice Area Leaders of K&L Gates’ Policy and Regulatory Practice. He is nationally ranked as a top government relations lawyer by both Chambers USA and The Legal 500.

Mr. Heiman regularly assists clients design and implement a Washington, D.C. “game plan” to protect and promote their interests before Congress and federal departments and agencies. He helps them pursue legislation, implement enacted laws, and achieve their objectives in industry meetings as well as government negotiations. He also often helps clients assemble and advocate on behalf of a coalition of parties with similar objectives, including interest groups and think tanks. He writes and speaks frequently and is often quoted in the media on current developments.

Previously, he served as Legislative Director and Trade Counsel to U.S. Senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan of New York from 1984 to 1987.

He first joined the firm in 1980 after graduating with degrees in law and public policy from Harvard Law School and Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government.

Mr. Heiman is a member of and previously served on the Board of the Capitol Historical Society.

Education

  • B.A., Brandeis University (1976)
    (magna cum laude)
  • J.D., Harvard Law School (1980)
  • M.P.P., Harvard University (1980)
    (John F. Kennedy School of Government)

Admissions

Bar of District of Columbia
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