Email Richard Lehman
PARTNER Richard Lehman brings over 40 years of public policy and political
experience to Lehman Levi Pappas & Sadler. As an effective and
successful lobbyist since 1995 he has helped more than 40 different clients
with issues before state government. He has an extensive background in
energy, water, finance, housing, telecommunications and land use
Mr. Lehman is a former United States Congressman and State Assemblyman.
As a Congressman from 1983 to 1995 he served on the powerful Energy and
Commerce Committee and the Subcommittee on Energy. He was a member of
the Natural Resources Committee and chaired the subcommittee on Mining
and Natural Resources and served for 12 years on the Water and Power
Subcommittee. In recognition of his expertise on water issues, he received
the distinguished service award from the National Water Resources Association
As an Assemblyman from 1976 to 1982 Mr. Lehman served on the Agriculture
Committee, the Water, Parks and Wildlife Committee, the Governmental
Organization Committee and the Ways and Means Committee. He was Majority
Whip from 1978 to 1982. Earlier, he worked for the California Legislature
from 1969 to 1975.
Mr. Lehman is a founder and director of a state chartered bank and holds
a Bachelor's degree in Politics from the University of California.