Senior Associate

Washington, DC

Zach Jonas is a senior associate in Raben’s Government Affairs and Policy Counsel practice area, where he employs his passion for advocacy, legislation, and strategy to build a better country and help clients achieve their goals.

Before joining Raben, Zach served the people of New Hampshire for seven years as a community organizer and activist. As the data manager for America Votes New Hampshire, he helped community groups, unions, reproductive-rights nonprofits, and environmental advocates develop organizational strategies, as well as execute issue and electoral campaigns at the local, state, and federal levels. Zach previously served as field director for NextGen Climate NH and communications associate at Granite State Progress.

Zach is a graduate magna cum laude of the Georgetown University Law Center and was elected to membership in the Order of the Coif. He was also an editor of the Georgetown Law Journal, where his student note on the relationship between the Supreme Court and Congress won the 2022 GLJO Student Note Contest. During his time at Georgetown, he served as a law clerk on the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee and participated in the Federal Legislation Clinic, where he drafted legislation and designed federal legislative strategies for nonprofit clients.

Zach is an avid hiker and has climbed more than 50 high peaks across two continents. He loves to bike, hang out with his cats, and cook recipes from the 18th century.