Jason Torchinsky is a partner at Holtzman Vogel PLCC specializing in campaign finance, election law, lobbying disclosure and issue advocacy groups. Politico recently named Jason one of the “50 Politicos to Watch,” and in 2007, Campaigns and Elections Magazine named Jason a “Rising Star of Politics.”
Jason frequently lectures on campaign finance redistricting and ethics related subjects and provides commentary to the media on election related matters.
In the last few months, Jason has argued a redistricting case before a federal court in Maryland, a campaign finance case before the D.C. District Court, and a campaign finance case before the Nevada Supreme Court. He currently has an appeal pending with the U.S. Supreme Court from the Maryland case.
Jason recently successfully represented the Louisiana House of Representatives in the preclearance of the redistricting plan before District of Columbia federal court and U.S. Department of Justice.
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.
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.