Robb Willis, a native Georgian and long-time resident of Atlanta, is a founder and Chairman of Troutman Pepper Strategies and leads the group’s Atlanta, DC and Richmond offices. Robb has over 20 years of government affairs experience and has helped build TPS into a results-oriented, bipartisan practice with deep political and business relationships. Over the years, TPS has formed a vast network on the national, regional and local levels. Through Robb’s leadership, the group continues to grow and expand on its great track record of success.

Robb has successfully managed complex issues for a multitude of clients in the technology, tax, telecommunications, banking/fintech, construction/development, film, transportation and healthcare industries. TPS clients see Robb as a partner and look to him to bring strategies to life that strengthen their industry position and network of influencers.

Prior to entering the private sector, Willis served the Georgia State Senate and in the Office of Lieutenant Governor of Georgia. Willis is regularly recognized by media and industry authorities and is regarded as one of the top government affairs consultants in the Southeast.

Representative Matters
Robb has helped pave the way for many significant policy changes in the state of Georgia, including:


  • Major healthcare reform, including CON law repeals

  • Major rewrite of Georgia corporate tax code

  • Expanding the Georgia film tax credit

  • Sunday alcohol sales

  • Many successful state agency procurements in Georgia


Education

  • University of Georgia, B.A.

  • Georgia State University, J.D.


Bar Admissions

  • Georgia


Professional & Community Involvement

  • Board Member, Georgia State University College of Law

  • Emory University, Board of Visitors

  • University of Georgia, Board of Visitors

News

04.07.2022

Troutman Pepper Partner Robb Willis Recognized as…

Troutman Pepper Partner Robb Willis Recognized as One of James Magazine’s 2022 Most Influential Georgians ATLANTA – Troutman Pepper Strategies…

03.01.2022

Troutman Pepper Strategies Welcomes Ryan Diffley to…

WASHINGTON – Troutman Pepper Strategies, the governmental relations and issue management arm of Troutman Pepper, announced today that Ryan Diffley…

02.28.2022

Troutman Pepper Strategies Debuts New Governmental Affairs…

WASHINGTON – Troutman Pepper Strategies, the governmental affairs subsidiary of the national law firm Troutman Pepper, has launched a website…

02.02.2022

Government Efforts to Address Cryptocurrencies Ramp Up

Government Efforts to Address Cryptocurrencies Ramp Up Several recent events highlight the expanding effort by the federal government to address…

09.14.2021

Robb Willis Named #1 Lobbyist in Georgia…

Robb Willis, chairman of Troutman Pepper Strategies, the governmental affairs subsidiary of the national law firm Troutman Pepper, was named…

08.17.2021

Karin Addison to Reprise Role as Board…

Troutman Pepper Strategies Director Karin Addison has been appointed by Virginia Governor Ralph Northam to serve a second consecutive term…