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Hon. Ed Perlmutter

Former Member of Congress (CO-07) and Holland & Knight, LLP Partner

Holland & Knight

Ed Perlmutter is a government relations attorney and general practitioner in Holland & Knight’s Denver and Washington, D.C. offices and a member of the Public Policy & Regulation Group.

Mr. Perlmutter is a former member of the U.S. House of Representatives, having served eight terms representing the Seventh Congressional District of Colorado. Before serving in the U.S. House, Mr. Perlmutter served in the Colorado State Senate for two terms, including two years as president pro tempore. There, he earned a reputation as a bipartisan bridge-builder and a champion of renewable energy and smart growth policies. Over the course of his political career, Mr. Perlmutter has developed many relationships at the federal, state and local levels across a broad range of subjects.

Prior to his political experience, Mr. Perlmutter was with a Denver-based law firm for more than 20 years, where he practiced business law with an emphasis in commercial litigation and Chapter 11 bankruptcies.

Mr. Perlmutter’s areas of experience include the effort to pass the Secure and Fair Enforcement Act (SAFE Banking Act). Mr. Perlmutter provides counsel to cannabis companies, ancillary service providers and vendors, banks, credit unions, insurance companies, state and county treasurers and investment banks.