Patrick Robertson is a Partner in the firm and focuses mainly on energy, communications, trade, transportation and tax. Prior to joining C2 GROUP, Patrick served on the staff of Senator Jay Rockefeller (D-WV) for nine years, the last five as Deputy to the Chief of Staff. He also served as Campaign Manager for Senator Rockefeller’s 2008 re-election campaign.
During his time on Capitol Hill, Patrick helped the Senator distill and attack problems and shaped solutions on a wide spectrum of issues from economic development to the complexities of the tax code. He worked closely with the Finance Committee on tax bills, trade policy and Trade Adjustment Assistance issues. In addition, he tackled telecommunications and transportation issues on the Senate Commerce Committee. Patrick also worked with the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence on translating its enormously important and classified work to a broader audience. He worked closely with state officials across West Virginia on large-scale projects and development, such as the West Virginia Summit on Homeland Security, plant relocations and openings, and on trade missions both overseas and here in the US.
Patrick is a graduate of American University’s Washington College of Law and the University of Pittsburgh and he serves on the Board of Directors of the Discover the Real West Virginia Foundation, a non-profit focused on economic development in his home state of West Virginia.