President of Goodstein & Associates, Political and Legal Analyst
Washington , DC

Richard Goodstein, President of Goodstein & Associates, is a consultant to ISEA.  Rich has been involved in public policy issues on behalf of major associations and companies ( J&J, the Business Roundtable, Marathon Petroleum, Ingersoll Rand, and many others), and has been a lawyer at one of Washington’s leading law firms, WilmerHale.  He is a graduate of Wesleyan University (cum laude) and Georgetown Law School (magna cum laude).  He worked as a legislative assistant for a senior U.S. Senator, and after years at a major law firm, became the vice president for government relations for a major company in the environmental management industry.  For the past 20 years, Rich has run his current firm.  He has also become a prominent figure on cable news, appearing regularly on Fox News, MSNBC, CNN, and other global networks as a commentator on the political and legal issues of the day.