B. Todd Jones

Board Member

2023 - Present


B. Todd Jones joined the National Football League as Senior Vice President and Special Counsel for Conduct in April 2015. He previously served as the Director of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) in Washington, D.C. ATF is a unique Federal law enforcement agency within the US Department of Justice charged with enforcing firearms and explosives laws and regulations that protect communities from violent criminals and criminal organizations. President Obama nominated him in January 2013 to serve as the agencys permanent director while serving as the Acting Director, a responsibility he assumed in September 2011. Jones became the agency’s first permanent director in seven years and the first Senate-confirmed director after his confirmation.

President Obama had previously nominated Jones for the position of United States Attorney for the District of Minnesota in June 2009, and he was one of the first US Attorneys confirmed by the US Senate following the change in administration that year. United States Attorneys serve as the nation’s principal litigators under the direction of the Attorney General, and each is the chief federal law enforcement officer within his or her jurisdiction. In September 2009, Attorney General Eric Holder appointed Jones as Chair of the Attorney General Advisory Committee (AGAC). This body advises the Attorney General on a broad array of policy issues. Before becoming U.S. Attorney, Jones was a partner with a national law firm in Minneapolis.