Tony Charles Rudy (born May 3, 1966), an American lobbyist and associate of Jack Abramoff. After serving as a staffer in the office of U. S. Representative Tom DeLay (R-TX) from approximately 1995 to 2001, and rising to deputy chief of staff, Rudy joined "Team Abramoff" at Greenberg Traurig. Rudy was implicated in the Jack Abramoff guilty plea as unindicted co-conspirator "Staffer A". In 2006, Rudy pleaded guilty to one charge of conspiracy and agreed to cooperate with investigators. Tom DeLay ("Representative #2") and Bob Ney ("Representative #1") are identified in the plea.