Washington Nationals Senior VP Damon Jones
Damon Jones, the senior vice president and general counsel of baseball and business operations for the Washington Nationals, will be the guest speaker at a special Alexandria Sportsman’s Club Washington Nationals Night Jan. 26 at the Old Dominion Boat Club.
Jones oversees the Nationals’ legal department as part of the baseball operations department. His work includes player contracts and salary arbitration with regard to strategy, preparation, negotiation and, specifically with arbitration, trial. He is also responsible for the legal affairs of the Washington Nationals Dream Foundation and the Nationals' Youth Baseball Academy.
“We are excited to have Damon Jones as our guest,” said ASC president Tom McHugh.
Jones received a J.D. with honors from Harvard Law School, is a candidate to receive his M.B.A. from the Georgetown University McDonough School of Business and earned a B.A. with honors from the University of California, Santa Barbara, where he played Division I Baseball. He previously practiced at the law firm of Williams & Connolly LLP and was adjunct professor of Sports and the Law at Georgetown University Law Center.
The ASC meeting will be held Jan. 26 at the Old Dominion Boat Club, located at 1 King St. Opening reception and light dinner begins at 6:30 p.m. with a formal program at 7:15 p.m. Jones will be on hand to present the ASC athletes of the month awards.
The ASC meeting is free and open to the public. For more information visit www.alexandriavasports.org.