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Patrick H. Roddy

Patrick H. Roddy

Partner

225 Duke of Gloucester Street
Annapolis, Maryland 21401

    Patrick H. Roddy has represented both public and private sector clients before the Maryland General Assembly for the last 40 Legislative Sessions. Before joining RWL, he was a legislative advocate for a Maryland Governor, a Maryland Secretary of Housing and Economic Development and four Baltimore County Executives. In addition to appearing before every committee of the Maryland General Assembly, Mr. Roddy has appeared before the Maryland Board of Public Works, various County Councils and other policy-making bodies. He has extensive knowledge of Maryland taxation, energy policy, alcoholic beverage regulation, land use, procurement and public-private partnerships.

    In 2014, he was appointed by the Maryland Speaker of the House and the Maryland Senate President to a committee to revise Maryland’s alcoholic beverage laws. He has been a guest lecturer at both Maryland law schools and made presentations on lobbying skills before the Maryland Association of Counties.

    Notable Representations

    • Columbia Pipeline Group
    • America Works
    • Maryland Wineries Association
    • Maryland Tech Council
    • Deepwater Wind
    • SAS
    • Enterprise Rent A Car
    • FedEx

    PLEASE BE AWARE THAT EACH CASE IS DIFFERENT AND THE PAST RECORD IS NO ASSURANCE OF FAVORABLE RESULTS IN ANY FUTURE CASE.

    Education

    Mr. Roddy earned his Juris Doctor from the University of Baltimore School of Law. He also received his master’s degree from Johns Hopkins University and a bachelor’s degree from Towson University.

    Government Service

    • Assistant to Lieutenant Governor (1987-1991)
    • Assistant to Maryland Secretary of Economic Development (1985-1987)
    • Assistant Baltimore County Attorney (1993-2003)
    • Director of Legislative Affairs – Baltimore County (1991-2003)