Bob Barnett

Senior partner at the Washington D.C.-based firm Williams & Connolly LLP, Bob Barnett has worked as a debate advisor to seven presidential campaigns including in 2008 when he advised Hillary Clinton. Barnett also serves as legal counsel to major corporations, politicians, novelists, journalists and business leaders. One of the premier authors' representatives in the world, Barnett’s clients include Bill Clinton, Hillary Clinton, Bob Woodward, Lynne Cheney, Alan Greenspan, Karen Hughes, James Patterson, Katharine Graham, Ari Fleischer, Tim Russert, Stephen White, Barack Obama, George Will, Art Buchwald, James Carville, Mary Matalin, William Bennett, Howard Dean and many more. He was ranked Number One on Washingtonian magazine's list of "Washington's Best Lawyers" and as one of "The 100 Most Influential Lawyers in America" by The National Law Journal.