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Paul D. Weiss

Managing Director

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Paul D. Weiss, a Managing Director at Prime Policy Group, provides strategic counsel and public affairs representation for a variety of clients focusing on transportation and infrastructure, homeland security, energy, tax and trade, manufacturing, education, and public health.

Previously, Paul served as chief of staff to Resident Commissioner Aníbal Acevedo-Vilá, who represented Puerto Rico during the 107th and 108th Congresses. There he handled a portfolio of legislative issues that included trade, economic development, tax, as well as transportation and infrastructure. Paul was later influential in helping elect Acevedo-Vilá Governor of Puerto Rico in 2004.

Prior to working on Capitol Hill, Paul directed the government affairs campaign for an association with interests in surface transportation policy before Congress and the Administration.

Paul’s career also includes work for a public affairs firm in Washington, during which he focused on surface transportation policy and municipal government representation as well as having worked for a firm in Albany, New York, representing clients with transportation interests before the State Assembly, Senate, and the governor’s office. Paul was named a Top Lobbyist by the National Institute of Lobbying and Ethics and The Hill newspaper in 2023.  

A graduate of the University of Vermont, Paul holds a bachelor’s degree in Political Science and American History. He is the proud father of two grown sons and an avid cook and lacrosse fan and coach.

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