Jessica Tillipman

Portrait of Jessica Tillipman
Assistant Dean for Government Procurement Law Studies; Government Contracts Advisory Council Professorial Lecturer in Government Contracts Law, Practice & Policy
The George Washington University Law School
2000 H Street, N.W
Washington, DC 20052
[email protected]

Jessica Tillipman is the Assistant Dean for Government Procurement Law Studies and Government Contracts Advisory Council Professorial Lecturer in Government Contracts Law, Practice & Policy. She also teaches Anti-Corruption & Compliance, a course that focuses on anti-corruption, ethics, and compliance issues in government procurement.

Prior to joining GW Law, Dean Tillipman served as a law clerk to the Honorable Lawrence S. Margolis of the U.S. Court of Federal Claims and was an associate at Jenner & Block, where she specialized in Government Contracts and White Collar Criminal Defense.

Dean Tillipman is a Senior Editor of the “The FCPA Blog”—a leading Foreign Corrupt Practices Act resource on the internet. She has also published numerous articles that address legal and policy issues involving anti-corruption, government procurement, white-collar crime, and government ethics law.

Dean Tillipman is also a co-chair of the American Bar Association, International Anti-Corruption Committee, a Faculty Advisor to the Public Contract Law Journal, and an Advisory Board member of The Government Contractor. She frequently organizes and presents at domestic and international government procurement and anti-corruption conferences and colloquia, and her legal commentary has been featured in numerous domestic and international media outlets.

Dean Tillipman is a member of the bars of the United States Court of Federal Claims, the state of Virginia, and the District of Columbia. She graduated cum laude from Miami University (Oxford, OH) in 2000 and obtained her JD, with honors, from the George Washington University Law School in 2003.



BA, Miami University; JD, George Washington University

In the News

"The Inquiry: What’s the truth about Hunter Biden’s laptop?"

May 05, 2022

Jessica Tillipman appeared on BBC Sounds to discuss Hunter Biden’s laptop.

"President Donald Trump Had a Room Filled with MAGA Merch Next to the Oval Office, New Book Says"

May 01, 2022

Jessica Tillipman was cited by Yahoo! News regarding Trump personally profiteering from position as POTUS.

"Canada’s Debarment Regime: Arbitrary, Punitive, and Opaque"

April 19, 2022

Jessica Tillipman wrote for the FCPA Blog about Canada’s Integrity Regime.

"Citing ProPublica’s Reporting on McKinsey, Senators Propose Bill Addressing Contractors’ Conflicts of Interest"

April 01, 2022

Jessica Tillipman was quoted by ProPublica about a bill to ensure federal contractors disclose conflicts of interest arising from private-sector work.

"Trump's Shameless Self-promotion with Taxpayer Gunds is 'Unsavory' But On-brand for Someone Committed to 'Profiting Off of Absolutely Everything,'"

March 30, 2022
Jessica Tillipman was featured in Business Insider about Donald Trump’s use of a federal government-funded office provided to him.