Ross E. Eisenberg is vice president of energy and resources policy at the National Association of Manufacturers, the largest industrial trade organization in the United States, representing over 13,000 small, medium and large manufacturers in all 50 states. Ross oversees the NAM’s energy and environmental policy work, and has expertise on issues ranging from energy production and use to air and water quality, climate change, energy efficiency and environmental regulation. He is a key voice for manufacturing on Capitol Hill, at federal agencies and across all forms of media.
Before coming to NAM in 2012, Ross spent over five years as environmental and energy counsel at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the world’s largest business federation. He was also executive for the Chamber’s Environment & Energy Committee, the Chamber’s primary vehicle for the creation and development of environmental and energy policy.
Prior to joining the Chamber, Eisenberg spent five years as an environmental, energy, and insurance coverage attorney in the Washington, D.C., office of Greenberg Traurig LLP, a full-service international law firm with more than 1,700 lawyers. At Greenberg Traurig, Eisenberg represented large and small companies on a wide range of environmental and energy matters, including permitting and compliance with federal, state, and local laws and regulations; pesticide registration; rights of way and ratemaking; environmental insurance coverage; and assorted litigation.
Eisenberg represents, on a pro bono basis, an Alabama death row inmate challenging his sentence on the basis of ineffective assistance of counsel. He is a member of the State Bars of Maryland and the District of Columbia. Eisenberg has a B.A. from Emory University and a J.D. from Washington & Lee University School of Law.