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Thompson Coburn adds energy and natural resources policy advisors to growing Lobbying & Policy team

February 4, 2019

Thompson Coburn is proud to announce that Jack Jacobson, Advisor, has joined the Lobbying & Policy practice in our Washington, D.C., office. He previously served as a policy advisor for Hogan Lovells in D.C.

“Jack is an outstanding addition to our lobbying and policy team,” said Lobbying Co-Chair Ken Salomon. “He brings a deep level of experience and a stellar reputation in the energy and natural resources sectors and is an exceptionally skilled communicator and coalition-builder.”

About Jack

Jack Jacobson has two decades of experience helping clients succeed in Washington.

His clients have included a major U.S. city, a natural gas research consortium, a major energy efficiency manufacturing company, an international telecommunications company, and a public power system. Jack prides himself on immersing himself in his clients’ businesses and collaborating with them to develop comprehensive policy strategies.

Over the years, Jack has worked on policy related to emerging energy technologies, natural resources and environmental management, cannabis, municipal government, and education policy.

During his career, Jack also served in a public affairs role at a global government relations firm. Jack is uniquely suited to draw on his communications background to help clients develop compelling messages as a part of advancing their policy priorities.

Since 2013, Jack has served as an elected representative and is a former chair of the D.C. State Board of Education, which reviews and approves districtwide standards, policies, and requirements for all public schools. Jack is a member and former board member of Q Street, an association of more than 1,000 LGBTQ advocates and lobbyists.

“We are thrilled to add a seasoned professional like Jack to our team,” said Chris Murray, Co-Chair of the Thompson Coburn Lobbying & Policy group. “We pride ourselves on being proactive, creative strategic partners for our clients, and Jack is a natural fit.”

About the Thompson Coburn Lobbying & Policy Group

Thompson Coburn’s bipartisan Lobbying & Policy group assists clients in interacting with the highest levels of government, including the U.S. Congress, the White House, and federal agencies. We have represented public and private sector organizations for decades by helping them have their voices heard in Washington. Our team has longstanding policy experience in the areas of education, energy, transportation, intellectual property, high tech, and financial services and also focused in recent years on cutting-edge policy related to e-commerce, blockchain, and cannabis.