Patrick Reimherr is an associate in the Public Policy and Energy Practice Groups where he assists clients with navigating regulatory and legislative matters and  compliance with federal, state, and local laws. Patrick also assists clients in competing for various funding opportunities, including from the recently passed Inflation Reduction Act.

Prior to joining Van Ness Feldman, Patrick worked at the U.S. Department of the Treasury where he assisted the Department in its implementation of the American Rescue Plan. Patrick also spent time in the Office of the Secretary at the U.S. Department of Labor and managed government relations for Salt Lake County, Utah—the largest county government in Utah.

Patrick holds a JD from Stanford Law School where he was a member of the Stanford Law Review and Environmental Law Society, and a Masters in Public Policy from Georgetown University.

Patrick grew up in Salt Lake City, Utah, and enjoys hiking, fishing, camping, and exploring Washington, D.C., Virginia, and Maryland.

  • Experience
  • Professional Affiliations

    DC Bar Energy Committee of the Environment, Energy, and Natural Resources


  • Awards & Honors
  • Bar & Court Admissions
    District of Columbia Bar
    Utah State Bar
  • Government Service

    U.S. Department of the Treasury

    Senior Policy Advisor, 2021-2022

    Office of Salt Lake County Mayor Ben McAdams

    Director of Government Relations and Senior Advisor to the Mayor, 2015-2018

    United States Department of Labor

    Policy Advisor, Office of the Secretary (Schedule C Political Appointee), 2013-2015

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Stanford University J.D., 2020

Georgetown University, McCourt School of Public Policy Master's, Public Policy, 2015

University of Utah B.S., cum laude, Economics; B.A., Political Science; 2010