Conor Lamb currently represents Pennsylvania’s 17th Congressional District,
which includes parts of Allegheny and Butler Counties, as well as all of
Beaver County in southwestern Pennsylvania.
Lamb previously served as an Assistant U.S. Attorney in the Justice
Department’s Pittsburgh office. In this position, he prosecuted violent
crimes and drug trafficking and helped establish the office as a national
leader in the fight against the heroin epidemic. Lamb served on active duty
in the U.S. Marine Corps from 2009-2013 and went on to serve as a Major in
the U.S. Marine Corps Reserves.
In Congress, Lamb’s priorities have been protecting Social Security and
Medicare as well as fighting for good jobs and strong unions. Using his own
personal knowledge and experience to help veterans, Lamb serves on House
Committee on Veterans’ Affairs. He is also a member of the House Committee
on Science, Space and Technology and the House Committee on Transportation &
Infrastructure, where he serves on multiple subcommittees to develop
commonsense solutions to our nation’s toughest challenges.
Lamb serves as the Chair of the Congressional Steel Caucus, working with
colleagues from both parties to strengthen the steel industry to protect the
jobs and workers in PA-17. He is determined to make health care more
affordable and to take aggressive action to combat the heroin epidemic.
Lamb resides in his hometown of Mt. Lebanon. He is a graduate of Pittsburgh
Central Catholic High School (2002) and of the University of Pennsylvania
and the University of Pennsylvania Law School (2006, 2009).