Today, we are pleased to announce that Amber Kirchhoefer, who most recently served as Deputy Chief of Staff to Kansas Sen. Pat Roberts, will be joining the firm as a partner. Amber’s Senate experience, reputation, and knowledge of the issues will provide tremendous value for our clients.
Amber Kirchhoefer served as deputy chief of staff to former Sen. Pat Robert, chairman of the Senate Agriculture Committee. As deputy chief of staff, she was responsible for overseeing Sen. Roberts’ legislative and political agenda.
Prior to serving as Deputy Chief of Staff, Amber spent nine years as Sen. Roberts’ Legislative Director, managing issues before nine Senate committees, including serving as chief liaison to the Senate Finance Committee, which will lead efforts to advance new tax policies in the 117th Congress. In addition, she worked with the Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee, which has jurisdiction over health care legislation.
Her experience includes passing, among other bills, the 2018 farm bill and biosecurity legislation. From appropriations to health care to tax and trade, Amber is well-versed in Senate rules, procedures, and committee processes.
Prior to working for Sen. Roberts, Amber worked for Sen. Bob Bennett (R-UT), serving as a Legislative Assistant with responsibility for healthcare. In addition to working in Sen. Bennett’s personal office, she also served as Professional Staff on the Joint Economic Committee and the Senate Special Committee on the Year 2000 Technology Problem.