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. 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

"Tillipman on Hunter Biden"

August 24, 2021

Jessica Tillipman is interviewed on WGN Radio about the ethical dilemma surrounding Hunter Biden's art sales.

"A Gallery Sells Hunter Bidens. The White House Says It Won’t Know Who’s Buying"

August 13, 2021

Jessica Tillipman is quoted in the New York Times about the ethical concerns surrounding the sale of art created by President Biden's son.

"America: Let’s Not Pat Ourselves on the Back Quite Yet"

June 10, 2021

Jessica Tillipman writes in the FCPA Blog that much work still needs to be done in the U.S. to combat domestic ethics and corruption issues.

"Expert Says Tennessee Prison Contract Corruption Case Raises 'Red Flags'"

April 23, 2021

Jessica Tillipman is quoted in the Tennessean about potential corruption concerns involving a Tennessee state prison contract.

"How the Pentagon Accidentally Funnels Millions to Iraqi Militia Groups It’s Also Fighting"

March 25, 2021
Jessica Tillipman is quoted in The American Prospect about how some American military contracts may bring increased violence to Iraq.