Hon. Pat Roberts
Partner

Pat Roberts is a partner with Capitol Counsel, LLC. Roberts joins the firm as a former Senator and Congressman from Kansas. During his 23 years in the Senate, Roberts served as Chairman of both the Senate Agriculture Committee and Senate Intelligence Committee. While serving in the House of Representatives, Roberts was Chairman of the House Agriculture Committee. He became the first member of Congress in history to have chaired both the House and Senate Agriculture Committees. He also served as the Ranking Member of each committee. Roberts has built a reputation as a national leader in agriculture, health care and defense, in addition to being recognized as a leader in food and biosecurity issues.

 

Education

Kansas State University – B.A.

 

Positions Held

U.S. Senate, Washington, D.C. – Republican who represented the state of Kansas for 23 years, from 1997 – 2020.

Senate Agriculture Committee – Chairman, Ranking Member

Senate Intelligence Committee – Chairman

Senate Finance Committee – Member

Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) – Member

Select Committee on Ethics – Member

U.S. House of Representatives, Washington, D.C. – Republican who represented Kansas’ 1st Congressional District for 16 years, from 1981 – 1996.

House Agriculture Committee – Chairman, Ranking Member

 

Memberships and Recognitions

Eisenhower Memorial Commission – Chairman

Senate Rural Health Caucus – Co-chair

Senate Marine Corps Caucus – Chairman

 

Successes

With a record number of votes in favor of his bipartisan 2018 Farm Bill, Senator Roberts was the first member of Congress to write and pass a Farm Bill in both chambers.