Jerr Rosenbaum has been a trusted advisor and senior staffer to some of the highest-ranking Senate and House Republican leaders in Washington. During more than 13 years on Capitol Hill, Jerr helped shape landmark legislation, worked on numerous appropriations bills, and provided Senators and Congressmen with sound, reliable policy and political counsel. Known for his depth of policy knowledge, political savviness, and cultivating relationships of trust on both sides of the aisle, Jerr has been deeply involved in dozens of major pieces of legislation. He understands the challenging decisions faced by Members, what influences those decisions, and how to impact them.
As Legislative Director and General Counsel to Senate Majority Whip John Cornyn, Jerr managed the Whip’s policy agenda and strategy, including the Senator’s work on the Finance and Judiciary Committees. Jerr also served as Chief of Staff to Rep. Jack Kingston, an Appropriations Committee cardinal, Rep. Virgil Goode, a senior member of the Appropriations Committee, and Rep. Robert Hurt, a member of the Financial Services Committee. Through these roles, Jerr has been involved in major legislation in almost every significant area of policy including appropriations, patent legislation, tax reform, Dodd-Frank, free trade agreements, immigration reform, lifting of the crude oil export ban, and free-market agriculture policies.
Prior to working on the Hill, Jerr practiced law at one of the oldest law firms in Washington, DC. He also clerked for U.S. District Judge Jackson Kiser, where he worked on three cases that reached the United States Supreme Court, and has held positions with Senator John Warner and the Office of the Attorney General of Virginia.
Jerr received a J.D., cum laude, and an M.B.A., graduating first in his class and Beta Gamma Sigma, from the University of Richmond; studied international law at Cambridge University; and obtained a B.S. in Finance from Virginia Tech.
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