Rocco F. Iossa, Esq.

Founder and Managing Partner, Rocco Iossa has been involved in government affairs and law for more than 25 years. Mr. Iossa manages the firm's New Jersey practice as well as the firm's federal practice.

In 1985, Mr. Iossa began his career as a Legislative Aide to a Congressman in Washington, D.C. In that capacity, Mr. Iossa worked on numerous legislative issues and learned first-hand the legislative process in Washington. Thereafter, Mr. Iossa pursued a legal career and practiced law for four years. Mr. Iossa's legal practice included commercial and corporate law.

In 1994, Mr. Iossa returned to government service, serving as a Senior Assistant Counsel in the Office of the Governor for the State of New Jersey. In that capacity, Mr. Iossa represented the Governor on all legislative matters pending before the New Jersey Senate. In 1995, Mr. Iossa was named Appointments Counsel to the Governor, where he directed all gubernatorial appointments in the State of New Jersey.

In 1998, with a background in both law and government, Mr. Iossa established State Street Partners. Since that time State Street Partners has enjoyed great success and has been recognized as one of the top government affairs firms in the region.

Mr. Iossa received his undergraduate degree from Drew university in Madison, New Jersey and his Juris Doctor from Seton Hall University School of Law in Newark, New Jersey.



Alan J. Steinberg

Alan J. Steinberg (born November 22, 1949) served as the Regional Administrator for the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 2 from September 7, 2005 until January 20, 2009. Region 2 serves New York, New Jersey, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and seven federally recognized Indian Nations.

Mr. Steinberg oversaw federal programs that govern all aspects of the environment, with the purpose of protecting the health and livelihood of the region's approximately 31 million residents.

As Regional Administrator, Mr. Steinberg managed nearly 1,000 staff from a variety of professions - engineering, hydro geology, law, chemistry, biology and public outreach, to name just a few. He also oversaw an annual budget of approximately $750 million. Among his priorities as Regional Administrator were the cleanups of the Hudson and Passaic rivers and Lake Onondaga, approving the State Clean Air Implementation Plan for New York and the Filtration of Avoidance determination for New York City water, and improving solid waste management and water quality in Puerto Rico.

Prior to his EPA appointment, Steinberg was Regional Advocate, Region 2, for the federal government's Small Business Administration. He served as the Executive Director of the New Jersey Meadowlands Commission, was a member of the New Jersey Executive Commission on Ethical Standards, worked for the New Jersey Department of Commerce and Economic Development as an Assistant Commissioner, and acted as Senior Policy Advisor in the New Jersey Assembly Majority Office.

Mr. Steinberg practiced law both privately and as a corporate in-house legal counsel. He began his legal career in the U.S. Navy, serving as a lieutenant in the Judge Advocate General’s Corps.

Mr. Steinberg received his bachelor's degree with honors in political science from Northwestern University, his J.D. degree from the University of Wisconsin Law School, and a Master of Law in Taxation from Temple University Beasley School of Law.

During the past year, Mr. Steinberg served as Public Servant in Residence at Monmouth University. He is scheduled to serve as an adjunct member of the political science faculty at the university during the academic year 2010-2011 and as scholar in residence of the Monmouth University Urban Coast Institute.

Mr. Steinberg is a frequent guest commentator on television shows on New Jersey government and politics. He is the author of the book, American Jewry and Conservative Politics: A New Direction, published in 1988.



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