Jason Torchinsky specializes in campaign finance, election law, lobbying disclosure and issue advocacy groups. In 2007, Campaigns and Elections Magazine named Jason a “Rising Star of Politics.” Jason frequently lectures on campaign finance and ethics related subjects and provides commentary to the media on election related matters.
Prior to joining HoltzmanVogel PLLC, Jason was Counsel to the Assistant Attorney General for the Civil Rights Division at the United States Department of Justice. During the 2004 election cycle, Jason served as Deputy General Counsel to Bush-Cheney '04 and Deputy General Counsel to the 2005 Presidential Inaugural Committee.
Jason has also served in other positions in the government. He served as a Special Assistant to the Assistant Attorney General for the Civil Rights Division, in the Eastern District of Wisconsin as a Special Assistant United States Attorney, and at the White House Counsel’s Office as an Executive Assistant. Jason's prior political experience also includes serving in the Republican National Committee Counsel's Office, the Dole-Kemp campaign, the 1996 Republican National Convention, and Congressman Herb Bateman's re-election campaign.
Additionally, Jason has served as counsel for federal jury trials, argued a number of motions and hearings before federal tribunals, and authored a number of briefs for United States Courts of Appeals, including the 3rd Circuit, 7th Circuit, 9th Circuit, and 11th Circuit.
He holds a B.A. in Government and Public Policy from the College of William and Mary and a J.D. from the College of William and Mary School of Law. He is a member of the Virginia Bar, the District of Columbia Bar, the Republican National Lawyers Association and the Federalist Society.