Wednesday, February 20, 2008

Thomas H. Quinn

Thomas H. Quinn


Washington, DC

(202) 344-8300 (fax)

Practice Areas

Legislative and Government Affairs
Congressional Investigations


Banking and Financial Services

Practice Focus

Mr. Quinn focuses on legislative and administrative matters, with emphasis on financial institutions, insurance, health care, and matters involving the Federal Reserve Board, the Comptroller of the Currency, the United States Treasury and the Banking, Finance, Commerce, Energy, and Ways and Means Committees of the United States Senate and House of Representatives.


L.L.B., Georgetown University Law Center, 1963
A.B., Providence College, 1959

Bar Admissions

District of Columbia
Rhode Island

Client Benefits

Mr. Quinn specializes in legislative and administrative matters. He began his career as counsel to the Comptroller of the Currency in the U.S. Treasury Department. In this role, he was actively involved in the development and facilitation of federal policy related to banking practices in the United States. Immediately prior to joining Venable as a General Partner, Mr. Quinn served as a General Partner at O’Connor & Hannan, LLP.


Mr. Quinn has been an active participant in political affairs. He served in the presidential campaigns of the late Hubert H. Humphrey and Edward M. Kennedy, and has been continuously active in efforts supporting the Democratic National Committee, Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee and Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee. Mr. Quinn served on the Board of International Broadcasting from 1974 to 1982, having been appointed by Presidents Nixon, Ford and Carter. In 1993, Mr. Quinn was appointed by President Clinton as the Alternate U.S. Observer to the International Fund for Ireland.

Member, District of Columbia Bar Association; Member, Rhode Island Bar Association; Member, American Bar Association