Reggie Jones has more than 40 years of experience representing clients before the Virginia General Assembly and agencies of state government. This experience, combined with his business practice, enables him to serve clients in a variety of areas, such as health care, technology, professions, procurement, insurance, real estate, financial institutions, taxation and appropriations.
 

Reggie Jones has more than 40 years of experience representing clients before the Virginia General Assembly and agencies of state government. This experience, combined with his business practice, enables him to serve clients in a variety of areas, such as health care, technology, professions, procurement, insurance, real estate, financial institutions, taxation and appropriations.

Mr. Jones has served on the board of trustees at the University of Richmond and as president of the Richmond College and University of Richmond Law School alumni associations. He serves on the board of directors of the Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation. Additionally, he is past president of the Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation, Inc., the 501(c)(3) affiliate of the Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation. Mr. Jones is a member of the board of directors and treasurer of the Robins Foundation and served as counsel to the Virginia State Golf Association Foundation. Mr. Jones was the first citizen member appointed to the Virginia Board of Medicine, was the founding president of the Henrico County Bar Association, was appointed to the Virginia Early Learning Council by Governor Warner and currently serves as director emeritus of the Virginia Early Childhood Foundation. 

He is a member of the Richmond, Henrico, Virginia, and American bar associations. He also is a member of the Virginia State Bar, where he formerly served as a member of council and as chairman of the Special Committee on Legislation. He is a past president of the Virginia Law Foundation, where he has been named a fellow. He also has been named a fellow by the American Bar Foundation. 

He is recognized in The Best Lawyers in America© as a top attorney in Government Relations Law (2007-present), and he was named the Richmond Government Relations Practice "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers® in 2013, 2016 and 2018.  In addition, Virginia Business magazine included Mr. Jones as one of Virginia’s “Legal Elite" (2008-2013), and he has been named a “Super Lawyer” for Government/Cities/Municipalities by Virginia Super Lawyers magazine (2006-2007). He was also named to the Virginia Lawyers Weekly class of "Leaders in the Law" in 2016. In 2011, he was named as one of the top 100 Virginia Influencers by Campaigns & Elections magazine. Martindale-Hubbell has rated Mr. Jones an AV attorney, its highest rating available. 

Mr. Jones served as a captain in the U.S. Army and as deputy staff judge advocate for southern Thailand from 1969 to 1970.

He received his Juris Doctor degree in 1968 and his Bachelor of Arts degree in 1965, from the University of Richmond, where Mr. Jones was elected a member of Omicron Delta Kappa.

  • Represented an association interested in stimulating the preservation of historic properties by gaining passage of a 25% state income tax credit for anyone making a significant investment in restoring or preserving an historic property or any property important to an historic property or district. The tax credit has encouraged the preservation of historic resources and the redevelopment of many inner city neighborhoods.
  • Represented a national association of distilled spirits manufacturers in amending the ABC laws so that Virginia became the first state in the southeast to allow ABC stores to be open on Sundays in certain regions of Virginia.  In a subsequent year, he returned to the General Assembly to gain expanded territory for Sunday sales by giving the ABC Board authority to open statewide.
  • Represented an association of health plans in all matters involving regulation of commercial and Medicaid business in Virginia.
  • Represented design professionals in all matters impacting their profession and the procurement of professional services in Virginia.
  • Represented a national association of financial service companies in securing passage of a regulatory framework to allow its members to conduct business in Virginia as a regulated lender.
  • Represented Fortune 500 and Fortune 100 companies in securing tax treatment that facilitated capital investment in the commonwealth.