David W. Jones is a partner with Capitol Counsel LLC. With nearly 25 years of political experience, he advises clients on policy, process and politics. Jones has worked with a wide variety of clients in multiple issue areas including health care, tax, insurance, financial services, transportation, real estate and technology.
Prior to joining Capitol Counsel, Jones served on the political staff of, or as a consultant to, President Bill Clinton’s 1992-93 Inaugural Committee, Vice President Al Gore’s campaign for president in 2000, and the political committees of Senator Max Baucus (D-MT), Senator Tom Harkin (D-IA), House Democratic Leader Dick Gephardt (D-MO), Congressman Patrick Kennedy (D-RI), Congressman Charles Rangel (D-NY) and the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee.
He currently serves on the Finance Committee of Hillary for America, Secretary Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign. He was a volunteer member of the Finance Committee of President Bill Clinton’s 1996 campaign, which was chaired by Terry McAuliffe, the current Governor of Virginia. He was also a volunteer fundraiser for the 2008 presidential campaign of then-Senator Hillary Clinton.
Campaigns and Elections Magazine has named him a “Rising Star in American Politics.” National Journal referred to Jones and the Gephardt finance team as “…seemingly inexhaustible and persistent.”
Jones serves on the Board of Directors of the Association for the Preservation of Historic Congressional Cemetery, which is located on Capitol Hill. He was appointed to the council of trustees at Kutztown University of Pennsylvania by Governor Ed Rendell (D-PA) and served from 2004-2008. He served for over 10 years on the board of trustees of the non-profit American Council of Young Political Leaders, an international exchange program.
Jones received the 2014 John Philip Sousa Distinguished Service Award for his volunteer work at Historic Congressional Cemetery. Jones is a graduate of Kutztown University of Pennsylvania with a B.A. in political science.