Tim Glassco has more than fourteen years of legal, policy and legislative advocacy experience. He has advised a range of clients on issues before state and federal government, as well as worked closely with government officials from host countries where U.S. companies operate.
Prior to joining Cross Oak, he served as Austin managing director in the strategic communications practice for FTI Consulting focusing on energy and natural resources policy matters and continues to serve as an affiliate for that firm. Tim maintains extensive contacts in the federal Executive Branch and among bipartisan members of Congress and their staff.
Before returning to Texas, Tim worked for nearly six years at the Podesta Group in Washington, D.C., where he focused on energy client matters, including oil and gas export policy and issues related to physical commodity trading, among other client matters. Previously, Tim served as a professional staff member on then-Senator Barack Obama’s 2008 presidential campaign and then served on the congressional relations staff for the Presidential Inaugural Committee before staffing the President’s first overseas trip to the G20 Summit in London. For six years prior to the Obama/Biden campaign, Tim was an associate at Patton Boggs law and lobbying firm in Washington working on energy, federal funding, automotive industry and international sovereign representation matters. Tim also gained valuable experience as a management consultant for Texas clients including the former AMR Corporation in Dallas and Halliburton in Houston.
Tim is active in local charitable causes, serves as president of the Board of Governors of the University of Kansas School of Law, and has been admitted to the bars of Kansas, the District of Columbia and the Supreme Court of the United States. He holds a J.D. from the University of Kansas School of Law and a B.A. in Business Administration from Southern Methodist University.