Ann M. Jablon is a partner at Capitol Counsel LLC. She brings to the firm more than 25 years of policy, political and management experience.
Prior to joining Capitol Counsel, Jablon served as the long-time chief of staff to Congressman Richard E. Neal, a senior member of the House Ways and Means Committee and dean of the Massachusetts Congressional delegation. Beginning as an intern and scheduler, Ann rapidly ascended the ranks, becoming one of the youngest women on the Hill to assume the chief of staff position. While in that role, she developed health policy expertise, working closely with the Massachusetts health care community on issues relating to Medicare reimbursement and health care innovation.
Jablon is a pragmatic and strategic thinker with proven success in economic development initiatives. Her expertise in the federal appropriations process is on display in several multi-million dollar projects that have been constructed in western Massachusetts.
Jablon served as the principal staff contact for Neal to the Massachusetts and New England Congressional delegations, convening regularly-scheduled meetings with businesses and decision makers on issues of regional impact and significance. She oversaw a legislative portfolio that included financial services, tax and trade issues, and managed Neal’s re-election and leadership fundraising operations.
Throughout her tenure on the Hill, Jablon has taught scores of undergraduate students about Congress and the legislative process as a lecturer for Boston University’s Washington Internship program. She is involved in many local community and civic organizations and is the president of the Chevy Chase Elementary School Educational Foundation.
Jablon received a Master of Public Administration from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, and a Bachelor of Science in journalism from Boston University.