Jack Schenendorf has served as Federal Consultant for Ports-to-Plains for many years. His practice at Covington and Burling, LLP concentrates on transportation and legislation with a particular focus on legislative strategy, legislative procedure, and the federal budget process. He was recently appointed by Speaker Hastert to the National Surface Transportation Policy and Revenue Study Commission, where he serves as Vice-Chairman.
For nearly 25 years, Mr. Schenendorf served on the staff of the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure of the U.S. House of Representatives. He was Chief of Staff from 1995 to 2001. In BNA's Daily Report for Executives, Mr. Schenendorf was described "as one of the most powerful staffers on the Hill, [who] has played a large role in crafting every piece of major transportation legislation in the past decade." Prior to joining the firm in 2001, Mr. Schenendorf served on the Bush/Cheney Transition where he was Chief of the Transition Policy Team for the U.S. Department of Transportation and was responsible for reviewing all transportation policies and issues for the incoming Administration.
Advised Associated General Contractors, American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials, and Association of Equipment Manufactures on transportation legislation and transportation financing
Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, U.S. House of Representatives, Chief of Staff (1995-2001) Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, U.S. House of Representatives, Various Staff Positions (1976-1994) United States Navy, Nuclear Submarine Program, Officer (1967-1972)
Honors and Rankings
Best Lawyers in America, 2007 Appointed to National Surface Transportation Policy and Revenue Study Commission, elected Vice-Chairman, 2006