No. 98: Capitol Weekly’s Top 100

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98. John Norwood
Veteran lobbyist John Norwood handles insurance issues, financial services, business interests, government relations and more. He was a chief lobbyist for the manufacturers association, and he founded and managed the law-lobbying office of Heron, Burchette Ruckert & Rothwell, a national political firm. He founded Norwood and Associates in 1990, and he’s been there ever since. His insurance clients include Liberty Mutual, Zenith, Pacific Life and the Independent Insurance Agents and Brokers of California. Others include Churchill Downs and Comcast. One of his clients is the California Pool and Spa Association, and all we can say is if John can protect the swimming pool industry deep into a four-year drought, then he’s a magician. So far, for the most part, he’s a magician.

Updated Aug. 25, 2015

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