Robert C. Jones has joined Greenberg Traurig as co-chair of the firm’s Washington, D.C. Federal Government Law & Policy Practice.

Jones focuses his practice on counseling business, association, and not-for-profit clients on federal funding, legislative, regulatory, and policy matters. He joins from Alston & Bird where he was the leader of that firm’s Legislative & Public Policy Group.

“Bob has deep and wide-ranging experience working with clients in a variety of sectors, including consulting, defense, technology, communications, energy, antitrust, trade, manufacturing, health care, engineering and logistics, artificial intelligence, entertainment, financial services, manufacturing, real estate, transportation, retail, sovereign interests, and non-profit. These are key areas for our clients where Greenberg Traurig focuses on a global basis,” said Richard A. Rosenbaum, executive chairman for Greenberg Traurig.

Select examples of Jones’ experience include implementing a federal funding strategy for an international provider of best-in-class transportation solutions, research, and development initiatives; representing a national grocer on a range of legislative and regulatory matters impacting it as a grocer and an employer, including on health care, energy, food safety, derivatives reform, and tax and pensions issues; and assisting an international publisher in its effort to improve geography teaching, training, and research through the authorization and appropriations process.

Prior to entering private practice, Jones was counsel to the Senate Appropriations Committee and as appropriations counsel to Senator Barbara A. Mikulski (D-MD).