Jeffrey R. Holmstead is an attorney and lobbyist for Bracewell & Giuliani in Washington, DC. Bracewell & Giuliani is a top K Street lobby group representing energy industry companies like Southern Company and Duke Energy.
Jeff Holmstead began his political career as the Associate Counsel to former President George H.W. Bush, moving from his government office to a lobbying firm to the Environmental Protection Agency to his current lobbying firm. During the Clinton years, Holmstead spent his time as a lobbyist for Latham & Watkins. In 2001, Holmstead was appointed to Assistant Administrator of the United States Environmental Protection Agency Office of Air and Radiation, where he played a key role in the George W. Bush administration's efforts to roll back clean air and climate change protections.
Holmstead left the George W. Bush EPA in 2005, later joining the litigation firm Bracewell & Giuliani as head of the firm's Environmental Strategies Group (ESG), which Bracewell & Giuliani describes as "a multi-disciplinary group that includes environmental and energy attorneys, public policy advocates, and strategic communications experts – most of whom have had high-level government experience."
Holmstead obtaied a J.D. from Yale Law School in 1987 and a B.A. from Brigham Young University in 1984. His professional contact information is available on the Bracewell & Giuliani website: