Corry Marshall, Principal

Corry MarshallCorry Marshall is a Principal at Whitmer & Worrall and leads the firm’s Energy Practice area. As a senior member of the firm, he assists with key client initiatives utilizing his broad issue area experience and knowledge. He is a well-respected government affairs professional with 17 years of legislative and management experience. His experience includes 13 years on Capitol Hill in addition to working in the government affairs department of a large trade association. Mr. Marshall has developed a strong track record of successfully navigating the legislative process, specializing particularly in transportation and infrastructure, telecom, technology, energy, environment and appropriations issues.

Mr. Marshall most recently served as Chief of Staff to Congressman Bob Gibbs from Ohio. As Chief of Staff, he oversaw the Congressman’s congressional and political operations. Most notably, Mr. Marshall supported the Congressman’s role as Chairman of the Water Resources and Environment Subcommittee on the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee. During that time, Mr. Marshall directed the Congressman’s successful efforts in crafting, negotiating, and passing H.R. 3080: The Water Resources Reform and Development Act of 2014 (WRRDA), a major water infrastructure authorization package. In addition, Mr. Marshall was the primary architect of H.R. 897: Reducing Regulatory Burdens Act of 2015 and H.R. 2046: Recreational Lands Self-Defense Act of 2013. Both acts passed out of the House of Representatives. He was also a member of the House Chief of Staff Association (HCoSA), a bipartisan organization designed to bring both sides of the aisle together.

Prior to his role as Chief of Staff, Mr. Marshall spent over 3 years as Congressman Gibbs’ Deputy Chief of Staff and Legislative Director. In this position, he navigated successful priorities for the Congressman, including efforts to reform and repeal new rule making around Waters of the United States (WOTUS), highway reauthorization MAP-21 and the passage of the Farm Bill.

From 2007 until 2011, Mr. Marshall held a position at the American Public Power Association (APPA), a trade association representing municipally owned electric utilities. In this role, he focused on telecom and technology issues for members, who owned their own telecommunications systems, as well as transportation issues and the emerging area of cybersecurity. At APPA, Mr. Marshall not only represented association members before the House and Senate Energy and Commerce committees, but also spent time advocating before the Federal Communications Commission, Department of Commerce and various other federal agencies like the Surface Transportation Board.

Prior to his work at APPA, Mr. Marshall worked for Congresswoman Melissa Hart from Pennsylvania, a member who served on the House Ways and Means, Science, Space and Technology, Financial Services and Judiciary committees. During his time in Congresswoman Hart’s office, Mr. Marshall focused on the important issue areas of technology and infrastructure, technology, trade, energy and appropriations. He was also the chief architect for the expansion and renaming of portions of I-376 around the city of Pittsburgh. He has also served as a Staff Member on the Water Resources and Environment Subcommittee on the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee and on staff to former Congressman Bob Ney from Ohio.

Mr. Marshall has been active in multiple winning congressional campaigns, including the one that brought him to Washington, D.C. to serve on staff. In 2000 and 2004, he led “Get Out the Vote” efforts in Pennsylvania for the presidential ticket of Bush/Cheney.

Mr. Marshall grew up all over the United States in a military family with roots in Ohio, but called the metro Washington D.C. area “home” for most of it. He earned a B.A. in Political Science from Washington and Jefferson College in Washington, Pennsylvania.