Timothy Jenkins

Timothy W. Jenkins

Washington, DC

Timothy Jenkins is nationally recognized for his work advising clients on all aspects of political law. He represents leading U.S. companies nationwide on federal, state, and local gift rules, lobbying registration and election law, pay-to-play provisions, the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, and the Foreign Agents Registration Act.

Tim has more than 30 years' experience representing clients before Congress, presidential administration officials, and federal regulatory agencies. He serves as a lobbyist for prominent trade associations and major corporations, with an emphasis on the financial services, health care, and pharmaceutical industries.


Representative Matters


  • Longtime and continuing involvement in the federal legislative privacy debate, including data security and emerging privacy technologies
  • Representing financial services associations on major legislative proposals, including the Fair Credit Reporting Act, Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act, Dodd-Frank, regulatory relief, and GSE reform
  • Representing pharmaceutical industry clients on drug safety, importation, and non-interference matters

Professional Highlights

Recognition & Accomplishments

Chambers USA, Government: Political Law – Nationwide, 2015-2024

Board Memberships & Community Service

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


Contributing Author, Political Activity, Lobbying Laws and Gift Rules Guide, 2014-2018

"Compliance Overview: Corporate Involvement in the Federal Public Policy Arena," The Complete Compliance and Ethics Manual 2014, February 2014



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

Trinity College (B.A. 1979)


District of Columbia

Virginia (Inactive)