Jill Holtzman Vogel founded the firm in 2001. In addition to managing the firm, Jill specializes in ethics, campaign finance law, and tax-exempt organizations. Jill has spent her career counseling party committees, Presidential, Congressional and state candidates as well as donors, lobbyists, corporations and non-profits on complex regulatory and ethics rules. She is consistently recognized nationally as a top lawyer in her field, and she speaks frequently on issues involving corporations, non-profits, ethics and lobbying rules.
Jill previously held the position of Chief Counsel of the Republican National Committee, where she led the national party’s legal effort during the 2004 Presidential election, which included the party’s independent expenditure programs as well as legal efforts in all 50 states. Jill has also served as Deputy Counsel at the Department of Energy, working with the White House, the Energy Secretary, and other Federal Agencies to implement Energy initiatives. She also oversaw a comprehensive review of energy regulations. Jill also previously held the position of Deputy Counsel at the Republican National Committee, where she handled state and federal election law and party rules matters. Following the 2000 election, Jill represented the Bush-Cheney campaign as counsel in West Palm Beach and Osceola County during the Florida Presidential Recount. Jill served as staff counsel for the 1996 Republican National Convention in San Diego, California.
In 2007, Jill was elected to the Senate of Virginia, where she continues to represent the 27th Senate district. Jill is a co-founder of HVJT Consulting, which provides government affairs management consulting to clients around the country.
Jill holds a B.A. in Government and Religion from the College of William and Mary and a J.D. from DePaul University School of Law in Chicago, Illinois. She is a resident in the Virginia office and a member of the Virginia Bar and District of Columbia Bar.