Matt Leggett

Matt Leggett

Policy Counsel on Energy, Environment, and Agriculture, U.S. Senate Republican Policy Committee

Matt Leggett serves as Policy Counsel for the U.S. Senate Republican Policy Committee. He provides in-depth analysis on energy, environment, and agriculture issues, policy solutions and alternatives, and strategic guidance for all Republican members of the U.S. Senate. He manages the committee's advancement of Republican energy, environment, and agriculture policies by providing positions on legislation, floor debate, and votes. Senator John Barrasso, an orthopedic surgeon from Wyoming, serves as chairman of the committee and is the fourth ranking member of Republican leadership in the U.S. Senate.

Mr. Leggett formerly served as Legislative Counsel in the U.S. House of Representatives where he managed a Republican Congressman's Energy & Commerce Committee assignment, co-chairmanship of the Congressional Natural Gas Caucus, and co-chairmanship of the Congressional Steel Caucus. Previously, he served as a legislative aide for the U.S. House Committee on Agriculture and for a senior U.S. Senator. He also practiced corporate law in Washington, DC for two years.

Mr. Leggett graduated from the University of Virginia and Vanderbilt University Law School. He is a member of the Virginia State Bar and the District of Columbia Bar. He is also a member of the Energy Bar Association.