Brent R. Heberlee

Of Counsel He / Him / His
Washington, DC

Brent R. Heberlee represents local governments, public agencies, higher education institutions, nonprofits, and businesses in a range of public policy matters. He has over 15 years of federal lobbying experience, and regularly provides clients with strategic advice and government relations support in Congress and the Executive Branch. Brent's practice emphasizes matters involving appropriations, energy, natural resources and the environment, financial services, telecommunications, and federal land use.

Brent combines years of legal and public policy experience with his background in private industry and as a senior-level staffer in the House and Senate to develop and execute effective advocacy programs for his clients. He helps local governments and universities secure federal funding, nonprofits advocate for clean energy and climate change programs, and businesses navigate the regulatory process by working with officials in Congress, the federal agencies, and the White House.


Representative Matters

  • Successfully worked with the House and Senate Appropriations Committees to secure more than $200 million in federal funding to support the research mission of a major university
  • Developed successful advocacy plan for local government to authorize Title XVI water recycling project and secure funding from the Bureau of Reclamation
  • Advised county water agency and local water management district on federal funding opportunities in California drought relief legislation



University of Iowa College of Law (J.D. 1993)

University of California, Berkeley (B.A. 1988)


District of Columbia