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
2000 H Street, N.W
Washington, District Of Columbia 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

"U.S. Bans Company Behind the Fatal FIU Bridge Collapse. Florida is Still Paying its Affiliate Millions"

December 16, 2021

Jessica Tillipman is quoted by the South Florida Sun Sentinel regarding debarments from federal contracts.

"The New OECD Recommendation Brings Nuance and Reason to Debarment"

December 07, 2021

Jessica Tillipman wrote for the FCPA Blog on the OECD’s recent recommendation for further combating the bribery of foreign officials.

"At Hunter Biden’s Art Show, Line, Color and Questions"

November 05, 2021
Jessica Tillipman is quoted in the New York Times calling for transparency about the sale of artwork created by President Biden's son Hunter.

"Hiding the Ball’: Hunter Biden Complicates White House Anti-Corruption Push"

October 12, 2021
Jessica Tillipman is quoted by POLITICO about the transparency and improper influence concerns President Biden's son presents to his father's administration.

"McKinsey Never Told the FDA It Was Working for Opioid Makers While Also Working for the Agency"

October 04, 2021
Jessica Tillipman is quoted by ProPublica about the consulting firm McKinsey's conflict of interest involving major opioid companies and the FDA.