Ben Ginsberg is a nationally known political law advocate and compliance expert with 38 years’ experience representing participants in the political process. His clients have included political parties, political campaigns, members of Congress and state legislatures, PACs, governors, vendors and donors. He represented four of the last six Republican Presidential nominees.
His representations ranged across a variety of election law and regulatory issues. He served as co-chair of the bipartisan Presidential Commission on Election Administration which produced a much-lauded report on best practices and recommendations for state and local officials to make U.S. elections run better.
Ben is a Distinguished Visiting Fellow at Stanford’s Hoover Institution and a Lecturer in Law at Stanford Law School. He appears frequently on television as an on-air commentator and has written numerous op-eds. He was a partner at Jones Day from 2014 to 2020 and at Patton Boggs for 23 years before that.
Prior to 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 and his wife, Jo Anne, live in Washington, D.C. and have two children and four grandchildren.