Jeffery Walter is a partner with Capitol Counsel LLC. He brings to the firm 30 years of wide-ranging political expertise in Washington, D.C.
Walter has a rare perspective, bringing experience as a government relations specialist, appointee in the Reagan Administration at the U.S. Department of Transportation Office of Commercial Space Transportation, and a senior staff member for high-profile Republican members in both houses of Congress. He also has business experience as a former advertising executive.
Prior to joining Capitol Counsel, Walter headed his own firm, The Walter Group, as president where he advocated on behalf of top-level clients in the fields of telecommunications, technology, insurance, financial services, defense, health care and judiciary before Congress and the Executive Branch. Walter also served as vice president to the MWW Group, managing the entire firm’s client portfolio, including student-lending companies, financial services institutions and telecommunications firms. Previously, as vice president for The Washington Group, he represented clients before Congress and managed a coalition for the firm’s real estate and retail clients.
Walter’s Congressional experience includes service in both the House of Representatives and the Senate for Representatives Bliley (R-VA) and Konnyu (R-CA) and Senators Mack (R-FL) and D’Amato (R-NY) and the Joint Economic Committee. Walter has managed campaigns for federal and statewide political office and served as finance consultant to the National Republican Senatorial Campaign Committee. He has been a candidate for public office. He is recognized as a national fundraising expert.
Walter is a graduate of Washington and Lee University in Lexington, Virginia. His volunteer work includes service as a parish school board member and church vestry member. Walter is also invested in The Order of St. John.