Robert Jones, the former head of Patton Boggs' transportation lobbying practice, is headed for a new destination: Alston & Bird. At his new firm, Jones will head the legislative affairs practice. The announcement, complete with complimentary quotes from former Senate Majority Leaders Tom Daschle (D-N.D.) and Bob Dole (R-Kan.) can be viewed here.
Its Jones first move since he became a lobbyist 18 years ago. Prior to coming downtown, he served as an aide to Sen. John Stennis (D-Miss.) and Barbara Mikulski (D-Md.)