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The NLJ profiles seven attorneys, immersed in weighty matters on Capitol Hill, who are helping to shape significant legislation and policy. The issues keeping these congressional lawyers busy include government surveillance, patent reform, judicial nominations, reproductive rights, health care and voting rights.

BART FORSYTH
Chief of Staff, Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner, R-Wisconsin

RITA LARI JOCHUM
Deputy Staff Director and Chief Civil and Intellectual Property Counsel, U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee

TED LEHMAN
Chief Counsel, Nominations, U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee


CHAN PARK
Minority General Counsel, U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee

MELANIE RAINER
Minority Senior Counsel, U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor & Pensions

ADRIAN SNEAD
Legislative Counsel, Sen. Jeff Merkley, D-Oregon

JO-MARIE ST. MARTIN
General Counsel, Speaker of the House John Boehner

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