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Benjamin L. Ginsberg (Ben)
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Contact

(T) +1.202.879.3773
(F) +1.202.626.1700

Education

  • Georgetown University (J.D. 1982); University of Pennsylvania (A.B. 1974)

Bar Admissions

  • District of Columbia

Ben Ginsberg is a nationally known political law advocate with 30 years experience representing participants in the political process. His clients include political parties, political campaigns, candidates, members of Congress and state legislatures, governors, corporations, trade associations, PACs, vendors, donors, and individuals.

He represents them on a variety of election law and regulatory issues, including those involving federal and state campaign finance laws, ethics and gifts rules, pay-to-play laws, election administration, government investigations, redistricting, communications law, and election recounts and contests.

Ben joined Jones Day in 2014. He has served as national counsel to the Bush-Cheney presidential campaigns in the 2004 and 2000 election cycles and played a central role in the 2000 Florida recount. In 2012 and 2008, he served as national counsel to the Romney for President campaign. He also has represented the campaigns and leadership PACs of numerous members of the Senate and House as well as the national party committees.

Before entering law school, Ben spent five years as a newspaper reporter at The Boston Globe, Philadelphia Evening Bulletin, The Berkshire Eagle (Massachusetts), and The Riverside Press-Enterprise (California). He has been a guest lecturer at the Stanford University Law School, a Fellow at Harvard University's Institute of Politics, and an adjunct professor of law at Georgetown University Law Center. Ben recently served as co-chair of the Presidential Commission on Election Administration. He appears frequently on television as an on-air commentator about politics and the law.


Honors & Distinctions

  • Named to The National Law Journal's "100 Most Influential Lawyers in America" (2013)

    Chambers USA
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