Bruce Heiman engages in a wide ranging federal counseling and lobbying practice. He has represented leading companies and trade associations in technology, trade, postal, financial services, transportation and manufacturing industries. He is one of two Practice Area Leaders of K&L Gates’ Policy and Regulatory Practice and serves on the firm’s Management Committee.
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. Mr. Heiman works extensively with the commerce, judiciary, tax, financial services and government affairs committees in the House and Senate. 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 serves on the Board of the Capitol Historical Society.