Podesta named one of Washington's Most Influential Women Lawyers by the National Law Journal
“[Heather Podesta has] established her own high-profile seat at the table through political fundraising and the success of her eponymous lobbying shop.” (June 2010)
Financial Times Named Podesta One of "50 Heavy Lifters" and a "force on K Street"
"With a fresh team about to set the agenda in and around the White House, our Washington staff identify which Democrats - and others - will come to matter." (Jan 2009)
The Washington Post Called Podesta a "superlobbyist"
Podesta Listed Among "Whom You Need to Know in Obama's Washington" by Corporate Board Member Magazine
"No husband-and-wife combo is more firmly wired into the Beltway’s current power elite than Anthony T. and Heather Podesta...Heather Podesta worked as an aide to former U.S. Senator Bill Bradley and other lawmakers before becoming a lobbyist and launching Heather Podesta + Partners. Her team includes Eric Rosen, a former counsel to then-senator and now vice president Joe Biden; Tony Haywood, who served as counsel to the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee under then-chairman Henry Waxman; and Stacy Stordahl, a former health-policy adviser to Senator Herb Kohl, among others." (2ndQ 2009)
CNN Called Podesta "a well-known lobbyist"
Podesta Led Business Week's "Uber-Influencers List"
"Heather...built her reputation working for Democratic members of Congress before meeting her husband. Their political savvy, friendships, frequent dinner parties, and the millions of dollars they raise for Democrats, make the pair, who married in 2003, among the Capitol's most popular players." (Jan 2009)
The Hill Named Podesta One of the "Top Lobbyists"
"The last election gave Democrats the White House and firmer control of Congress. That power shift has been reflected on K Street, where Democratic lobbyists, not long ago relegated to almost an afterthought, are once again in vogue....Heather Podesta, Heather Podesta + Partners. Podesta is a big-time Democratic fundraiser and lobbyist." (May 2009)