Anurag Varma is an attorney in Patton Boggs' International practice, where he focuses on public policy and trade matters relating to clients from, or with interests in, India. Before joining Patton Boggs, Mr. Varma was a name partner at a general practice law firm based in Washington, D.C.

Mr. Varma currently serves as public policy counsel for the Embassy of India to the United States, as well as individual U.S. corporations with policy interests in India. In 2008, Mr. Varma served as one of the lead public policy counsel to the U.S.-India Business Council, successfully advocating for the historic passage, by the U.S. Congress, of the U.S.-India Civilian Nuclear Cooperation Initiative. Since 2000, Mr. Varma has also served as counsel to numerous national organizations of Americans of Indian descent. Of note, Mr. Varma represents the Asian-American Hotel Owners Association, whose membership owns and operates 40% of all hotel properties in the United States.

Mr. Varma’s legislative work began in 1998 as legislative counsel to the Embassy of Canada in Washington, D.C., where he handled trade and tourism issues.

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