Leonard L. Lucchi is a registered lobbyist who represents business owners, trade groups, and County and City governments before the Maryland General Assembly and the United States Congress. Mr. Lucchi’s scope of representation includes lobbying, tracking pending or proposed legislative activities and analyzing the effects of those pieces of legislation on client matters, drafting legislation, organizing and mobilizing coalitions in support or opposition to pending or proposed legislation, effectively utilizing media outlets to support client initiatives, and testifying on behalf of clients before various legislative committees.
During his thirty years as a legislative advocate, Mr. Lucchi has helped to shape legislation on behalf of his business and corporate clients that creates or enhances the marketplace for their goods and services. For example, Mr. Lucchi persuaded the Maryland General Assembly to pass a law requiring the installation of carbon-monoxide detectors in new residential construction. The passage of this bill created a new market for his client, a major manufacturer of carbon monoxide detectors. In addition to his representation of business owners, Mr. Lucchi has represented trade groups such as solar power manufacturers, mobile home park owners, and food delivery franchisees and has helped to guide them through the legislative process.
Mr. Lucchi has also proven himself to be an accomplished advocate for County and City governments. As a former Director of Legislative Affairs for the Prince George’s County Government, Mr. Lucchi is experienced in planning, managing, and implementing a legislative agenda with elected and appointed officials. In that position, Mr. Lucchi represented various County departments and agencies in order to advance their legislative goals. Mr. Lucchi is also a former County Attorney for Prince George’s County, and he utilizes his hands-on local government experience to advise and implement resourceful legislative plans for his clients. Additionally, he served as the County’s Chief Labor Negotiator.
Mr. Lucchi currently serves as the Secretary of the Maryland Government Relations Association and Vice President of the Greater Bowie Chamber of Commerce. He served two terms on the Board of the Maryland Chamber of Commerce, and remains actively involved in that organization. Mr. Lucchi enjoys giving back to his community by serving on the Advisory Board of the Bowie Interfaith Food Pantry and Emergency Aid Fund, and also as the Area Vice President for the National Capital Area Council of the Boy Scouts of America. Mr. Lucchi is admitted to practice in Maryland, the District of Columbia, the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland, and the U.S. Supreme Court.
Licensed since 1983
I endorse this lawyer. One of the very best and best-connected lobbyists in Maryland. Particularly strong with Governor O'Malley and the leadership of the MD General Assembly, suburban Maryland localities especially Prince George's County, as well as strong ties in Baltimore.
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|Award Name||Grantor||Date Granted|
|District of Columbia Superlawyer||superlawyers.com||2007|
|Special Recognition Award||Prince George's County Bar Association||2005|
|Appreciation Award||Maryland State Lodge Fraternal Order of Police||1993|
|President's Award||Prince George's County Bar Association||1989|
|Shareholder||O'Malley, Miles, Nylen & Gilmore, P.A.||2006 - Present|
|Chief Labor Negotiator||Prince George's County, Maryland||2003 - 2006|
|County Attorney||Prince George's County, Maryland||2002 - 2002|
|Director of Legislative Affairs||Prince George's County, Maryland||1995 - 2002|
|Partner||Wolman & Lucchi||1988 - 1992|
|Associate||Wolman, Gushee and Newman||1983 - 1987|
|Association Name||Position Name||Duration|
|Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission Article Review Committee||Member||2008 - 2009|
|Greater Bowie Chamber of Commerce||President-Elect||2006 - 2010|
|Maryland Chamber of Commerce||Board Member||2006 - 2008|
|Local Government Article Review Committee||Member||2005 - 2008|
|Maryland Government Relations Association||2nd Vice Presidenet||1995 - 2010|
|Prince George's County Bar Association, Legislative Committee||Former Chair||1988 - 1994|
|National Italian-American Bar Association||Member||1983 - 2010|
|Winning Elections||All That Jazz||2003|
|University of Maryland School of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1983|
|Johns Hopkins University||N/A||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1980|