Jeffery A. Green formed J.A. Green & Company to assist clients in meeting their government relations, business development and strategic planning goals. With over 20 years of experience in the Department of Defense and on Capitol Hill, Jeff has the expertise to understand the complex world of government relations and the relationships to put clients in a position of strategic advantage.
Jeff most recently served as Staff Director to the House Armed Services Subcommittee on Readiness. He also served as Counsel to the full committee’s policy staff. In that role, he was primarily responsible for all matters related to acquisition policy, industrial base issues, defense trade, and a $156 billion operation & maintenance budget. Prior to his service on Capitol Hill, Jeff served as Legislative Director for the Coalition Provisional Authority Office of Legislative Affairs, working directly with senior CPA, Department of Defense, Department of State, Office of Management and Budget and White House officials.
He has written numerous articles related to the defense industry, government procurement and strategic materials. He has appeared on Fox News and the BBC and been quoted in an array of news publications including The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, US News and World Report, The Financial Times, Bloomberg, Business Week, and USA Today. In 2012, he founded and currently serves on the Strategic Materials Advisory Council. He serves as a member of the U.S. Magnetic Materials Association and the REE World Advisory Board. He also serves on the American Resources Policy Network’s panel of issue experts.
Prior to his extensive legislative branch and Pentagon experience, Jeff served in the Air Force as a Missile Combat Crew Commander. Jeff recently retired from the Air Force with the rank of Colonel.
A graduate of George Washington University, the University of Miami and Cornell University, Jeff holds both a Masters of Law in Government Procurement and a Juris Doctor and is admitted to the practice of law in the District of Columbia, Florida and New Jersey. He is currently Co-Chair of the ABA Public Contract Law Section’s Legislative Coordinating Committee.