Described by National Journal as one of the “leading Democratic lobbyists” and by The Hill as the consultant “Wall Street turns to…for representation in the Democratic-controlled Congress,” Jeffrey Peck brings 25 years of legislative, regulatory and litigation expertise from his service on Capitol Hill and in the private sector. Mr. Peck is widely viewed as an expert at managing multi-year issue advocacy campaigns. His experience includes four Supreme Court nominations (Bork, Kennedy, Souter and Thomas), proposed constitutional amendments to ban flag burning, the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act, the Class Action Fairness Act, the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act, the Fair Credit Reporting Act, employee stock options and a range of other high-profile financial services issues.
A graduate of Duke University and the University of Chicago Law School, Mr. Peck has worked in both the private and public sectors. Between 1987 and 1992, he served as General Counsel and then Majority Staff Director of the Senate Judiciary Committee, chaired by Senator Joseph R. Biden (D-DE). As Staff Director, Mr. Peck oversaw more than 20 professionals with an annual budget of $8 million.
Between 1993 and 2000, Mr. Peck was the Managing Partner for Government and Regulatory Affairs for Andersen Worldwide (the parent company of Arthur Andersen and Andersen Consulting). In that capacity, he managed a range of legislative and regulatory initiatives on behalf of the accounting profession.
Since early 2001, Mr. Peck has been a partner in Peck, Madigan, Jones & Stewart. He currently serves as the firm’s Chairman. Mr. Peck has extensive experience on insurance, financial services, accounting, private equity, SEC and capital market issues. In recognition of his work on the Class Action Fairness Act, The Hill profiled Mr. Peck as “the guy who knows how to get you to 60.” He has been quoted in more than 125 news articles including USA Today, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Financial Times, The Washington Post, The Los Angeles Times, The San Jose Mercury News, The San Francisco Chronicle, CFO Magazine, and Fortune Magazine.