Jack Schenendorf is Of Counsel with the law firm of Covington & Burling LLP in Washington, D.C. His practice concentrates on transportation and government affairs with a particular focus on legislative strategy, legislative procedure, and the federal budget process. He recently served as Vice-Chairman of the National Surface Transportation Policy and Revenue Study Commission, which was established by Congress in the SAFETEA-LU legislation. After more than two years of study, the Commission issued its Report in 2008. For nearly 25 years, Schenendorf served on the staff of the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure of the U.S. House of Representatives. He was Chief of Staff from 1995 to 2001. Prior to joining the firm in 2001, Schenendorf served on the Bush/Cheney Transition where he was Chief of the Transition Policy Team for the U.S. Department of Transportation and was responsible for reviewing all transportation policies and issues for the incoming Administration. Schenendorf is a graduate of Union College and Georgetown University Law Center. He also served in the U.S Navy as an officer in Admiral Rickover's Nuclear Submarine Program for more than five years prior to law school.