John Jonas

Partner /

John F. Jonas is a partner at Capitol Counsel, LLC, and brings to the firm extensive knowledge in public policy within the healthcare sector, particularly in Medicare reform and health care tax policy. He has substantial experience representing numerous healthcare sector areas, including hospitals, emergency medical services (EMS), physician groups, and pharmaceuticals. Jonas has been actively involved in Medicare restructuring, Medicaid expansion, new drug and device development, reimbursement issues, and healthcare tax-related issues. Previously, Jonas served in various roles during his ten years of public service, including the House Ways and Means Committee staff and as counsel to the Subcommittee on Select Revenue Measures.


  • Cornell Law School – J.D.

Positions Held

  • Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP, Washington, D.C. – Partner
  • Patton Boggs LLP, Washington, D.C. – Partner
  • Committee on Ways and Means, U.S. House of Representatives, Washington, D.C. – Professional Staff
  • Subcommittee on Select Revenue Measures, U.S. House of Representatives, Washington, D.C. – Counsel

Memberships / Recognition

  • The Lab School of Washington – Member, Board of Directors
  • Center for Interreligious Understanding – Member, Board of Directors
  • Chambers USA, Government Relations, 2017 – 2020
  • The Legal 500 US, Government Relations, 2016 – 2020


Among his many accomplishments over the years, Jonas obtained funding for research into medical misdiagnosis; produced a five-year extension of ambulance add-on payments; helped obtain annual Medicare update for dialysis payments; helped obtain Medicare coverage for preventive colonoscopies, and annual funding for the Gabriella Miller Kids First Research Act.