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Jasper R. Thomson
Director of Government Affairs
Jasper Thomson works with several of Clark Hill’s corporate clients specializing in Federal space, defense, and high technology programs and policies. He also works with many of our higher education clients to help them navigate federal research and development agencies and programs. He has 17 years of previous work experience in providing such services before joining Clark Hill in 2017.
Prior to working in government relations, Jasper served as Legislative Counsel to Representative Dave Camp of Michigan. As the Senior Legislative Assistant in Representative Camp’s personal office, he was responsible for handling legislative initiatives pertaining to defense, energy, science and technology, health care, tax, and telecommunications issues. Jasper was also closely involved in initiatives to bring numerous Native American issues to the attention of the Speaker and House Leadership.
Previously, Jasper worked with several Senate campaigns while at the National Republican Senatorial Committee, and was a staff member of the 1994 campaign of Senator Rick Santorum (PA). In these capacities his roles included grassroots efforts, raising and accounting for campaign funds, and directing research activities on issues and candidates.
Jasper received his BA degree in Political Science from Dickinson College (PA) in 1994.