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D. Jeffrey Hirschberg

Managing Director Emeritus

Jeff Overview


D. Jeffrey (“Jeff”) Hirschberg became affiliated with the global strategic business consulting firm, Kalorama Partners, LLC, and its law firm affiliate, Kalorama Legal Services, PLLC, in 2004. Mr. Hirschberg is also the current Vice Chairman of The Northeast Maglev, LLC (“TNEM”), a firm focused on high-speed transportation. At the nexus of policy and politics, Mr. Hirschberg’s career includes over thirty years of strategic advice, crisis management, government affairs, counseling, lobbying, and representing organizations and individuals before the United States executive and legislative branches including Congressional oversight committees. He also represented organizations and companies seeking legislative relief or funding through the Congressional authorization and appropriations processes.

Previously, Mr. Hirschberg directed the Corporate Responsibility Practice of the law firm Howrey, Simon, Arnold & White, a former global law firm that practiced antitrust, global litigation and intellectual property law. Mr. Hirschberg also served as Vice-Chairman of Ernst & Young for Public Policy and a Partner in its Legal Department from 1987-1999. During his time at Ernst & Young, Mr. Hirschberg represented a number of corporations and individuals before the United States Congress, Department of Justice, Securities and Exchange Commission, and other regulatory bodies. Mr. Hirschberg’s experience also includes helping to draft and secure passage of the Private Securities Litigation Enforcement Act of 1995 and the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act of 1977.

From 1972-1980, Mr. Hirschberg worked at the United States Attorney General’s office, serving as the Special Counsel, the Deputy Chief of the Criminal Division’s Special Litigation Section (defense of national security related issues), and a Senior Trial Lawyer in the Fraud Section. He also served as an Assistant United States Attorney from 1972-1975.

Mr. Hirschberg was a Governor of the United States Broadcasting Board of Governors, which directs all non-military United States international broadcasting, from 2002-2010. From 1997-2002, he served as Director of the US-Russian Investment Fund through the appointment of former President Bill Clinton. He has also been a director of various corporations and charitable entities and is a frequent lecturer.

Jeff Credentials




  • Marquette University Law School, J.D.

  • University of Wisconsin, B.S.

Bar Admissions/Licenses

  • District of Columbia

  • Wisconsin

Jeff Other Activities

Other Activities



  • The Northeast Maglev, LLC (“TNEM”), Vice Chairman


  • United States-Russia Business Council, Director (1995-2013)

  • United States-Russia Center for Entrepreneurship, Director (1998-2004)

  • Business Law Inc., Foreign Corrupt Practices Act Reporter, Board of Advisors, Member (1980-2001)

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