James E. Murphy Jr.

Senior Advisor

Washington, D.C.
T +1 202.861.1767  

Jim Murphy provides strategic counsel to corporate and political clients. He has a breadth of experience in corporate public affairs in the government and political areas, having helped Fortune 100 companies and trade associations tackle some of the foremost challenges they’ve faced as their business interests intersect with legislative and regulatory policies at the state and federal level. 

Jim is a veteran of political campaigns, having most recently served as the National Political Director for Donald J. Trump for President and Director of the Independent Expenditure for Mitt Romney for President.

Select Experience

  • Advised and assisted a major telecommunications provider navigate the implementation of Section 271 of the Communications Act.
  • Advised an industry-leading lottery and gaming company through the two-year Gambling Impact Study Commission Act compliance process. 
  • Advised a nuclear power plant on legislative and regulatory affairs.
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Experience

  • Advised and assisted a major telecommunications provider navigate the implementation of Section 271 of the Communications Act.
  • Advised an industry-leading lottery and gaming company through the two-year Gambling Impact Study Commission Act compliance process. 
  • Advised a nuclear power plant on legislative and regulatory affairs.

Services

Prior Positions

  • JLM Consulting LLC: Managing Partner (1988 to 2002; 2012 to 2016)
  • Donald J. Trump for President: National Political Director (2016)
  • Republican National Committee, Independent Expenditure for Mitt Romney for President: Director (2012)
  • DCI Group
    • President and Managing Partner (2007 to 2012)
    • Managing Partner (2002 to 2007)
  • Dole for President
    • Senior Consultant (1995 to 1996)
    • Director of Field Operations (1987 to 1988)
  • National Republican Senatorial Committee: Deputy Political Director (1985 to 1986)
  • The Humphrey Campaign Team: Campaign Manager (1983 to 1984)
  • U.S. Senator Gordon Humphrey: Executive Assistant (1979 to 1982)

Admissions

  • [Not an Attorney]

Education

  • B.A., Economics, Harvard University, 1978, cum laude