Mr. Blumenthal has been involved in Washington D.C. legal, political and regulatory affairs for three decades. Prior to coming to Williams & Jensen, he was a political analyst in the research departments of two financial service firms, including Charles Schwab & Co. An attorney by profession, his career also includes the private practice of corporate and financial services law.
Mr. Blumenthal's private sector experience is supplemented by his service in the government. He served as Deputy Director, and later Acting Director, of the Office of Federal Housing Enterprise Oversight of the Department of Housing and Urban Development. OFHEO, the regulator of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, represented a return to government for him. His prior government service was as Counsel to the Energy and Commerce Committee of the U.S. House of Representatives.
Mr. Blumenthal also served as Director of Regulatory Relations for the Securities Industry Association, and began his career in Washington as an attorney in the Office of the General Counsel of the National Association of Securities Dealers.
A graduate of Johns Hopkins University and Rutgers Law School, he is a member of the Bar in Washington, D.C., New Jersey and California.
- Johns Hopkins University
- Rutgers Law School
- Washington, D.C.
- New Jersey