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Nossaman LLP

Timothy W. Jenkins

Partner

T 202.887.1456
F 202.466.3215
1666 K Street, NW, Suite 500
Washington, DC 20006

Timothy Jenkins has more than 30 years of experience representing corporations and trade associations before Congress and the federal regulatory agencies, with a focus on financial services and pharmaceutical industry lobbying. 

Mr. Jenkins is also one of the nation's leading attorneys advising on federal elections and government ethics law. He advises Fortune 50 companies throughout the U.S. on gift rules, lobbying registration, and election laws. Mr. Jenkins frequently advises corporations and other businesses with an international presence on compliance with the provisions of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and Foreign Agents Registration Act. He combines three decades of legal experience with previous work as a legislative staffer and extensive contacts with Congress and the Administration to provide cost effective strategic advice to his clients.

Representative Work

Lobbying

Longstanding and ongoing involvement in federal legislative privacy debate, including data security and restrictions on the use of Social Security numbers.

Representing financial services organizations on major legislation, including Fair Credit Reporting Act (FRCA), Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (GLBA), Dodd-Frank, regulatory relief proposals and GSE reform.

Representing pharmaceutical industry clients on drug safety, importation and non-interference issues.

Representing pharmaceutical manufacturer and distribution clients on an array of Medicare reimbursement issues.

Advising state and local entities on federal appropriations matters.

Lobbied key Congressional committees and leadership on behalf of corporate and trade association clients in negotiations on the Honest Leadership and Open Government Act of 2007.

Federal Election Commission

Secured precedent-setting advisory opinion from the Federal Election Commission relating to solicitation eligibility of kennel club members for federal PAC.

Successfully represented public utility company before the Federal Election Commission in high profile sua sponte administrative enforcement action.

Successful representation of defense contractor in complex Federal Election Commission PAC audit.

Submitted comments to and testified before the Federal Election Commission regarding "bundling" regulations pursuant to the Honest Leadership and Open Government Act of 2007.

Political Action Committees

Established dozens of federal and state Political Action Committees and remains involved in all aspects of PAC administration and operation.

Awards & Honors

 Chambers Logo - top ranked 2016

Chosen for individual recognition for Government: Political Law - Nationwide by Chambers USA, 2015 and 2016.

Named a 2014 Washington DC "Super Lawyer" in the area of Legislative & Government Affairs by Washington Lawyer magazine.

Timothy W. Jenkins
Timothy W. Jenkins

Practices

Education

J.D., William and Mary College, Marshall Wythe School of Law, 1985

B.A., Trinity University, 1979

Admissions

District of Columbia

United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit

Professional Affiliations

Children's Charities Foundation – Board member and founder of annual golf fundraiser

Subcommittee on Investigations and General Oversight, Committee on Labor and Human Resources, United States Senate, Former Investigator 1980 – 1982

Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations, Government Affairs Committee, United States Senate, Former Staff Member and Investigator 1979 – 1980

Awards & Honors

 Chambers Logo - top ranked 2016

Chosen for individual recognition for Government: Political Law - Nationwide by Chambers USA, 2015 and 2016.

Named a 2014 Washington DC "Super Lawyer" in the area of Legislative & Government Affairs by Washington Lawyer magazine.

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