Eddie L. Pounds

Government Relations & Local Government

Eddie L. Pounds is a Principal in the Firm’s Local Government & Government Relations Practice Groups. Capitalizing on nearly 16 years of experience in both the private sector and government, Eddie has a keen understanding of how to navigate the complexities of state and local government and works with regulators and legislators to better serve client needs. His practice also involves representing small to mid-sized companies in general corporate and corporate governance matters. Eddie is a trusted advisor to corporate clients on a broad range of corporate and regulatory matters in a variety of industry sectors including medical cannabis, alcoholic beverage licensing, health care, and business licensing.

Eddie was previously general counsel for the Prince George’s County Economic Development Corporation, an experience that refined his pragmatic approach to serving clients. Eddie currently serves in leadership roles for several nonprofit boards and is very active in his community.

Community Involvement

Secretary, Maryland Government Relations Association

Education & Honors
J.D., with honors, from the University of Baltimore School of Law
B.A., Political Science, Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University (Virginia Tech)
Bar Admissions