Honorable William H. Zeliff, Jr. Senior Counselor


Career Summary

  • U.S. House of Representatives, New Hampshire
    • Republican Leadership - Deputy Whip
    • Government Reform Committee
      • National Security, International Affairs and Criminal Justice Subcommittee (Chairman)
    • Transportation Committee
      • Surface Transportation Subcommittee
      • Water Resources Subcommittee
      • AviationSubcommittee
    • Small Business Committee
  • Connecticut Army National Guard
  • U.S. Army Reserves


  • University of Connecticut, Bachelors Degree

William "Bill" H. Zeliff, Jr.is a former Republican Member of Congress from New Hampshire, serving from 1990 to 1997, and provides leadership at TLG as a Senior Counselor. Mr. Zeliff engages as a private advocate for client interests before state and federal governments and the business community.

During his congressional tenure, Mr. Zeliff served as Deputy Whip, where he helped create and implement the House agenda. As Chairman of the Subcommittee on National Security, International Affairs and Criminal Justice under the House Government Reform Committee, Mr. Zeliff focused on drug policy and programs, elevating them in the public consciousness and making them a major issue in the 1996 presidential campaign. He was a member of the House Transportation Committee and served with distinction on the Surface Transportation, Water Resources and Aviation subcommittees, as well as serving on the Small Business Committee. Mr. Zeliff authored the "A to Z Budget Cutting Tool" used by members of Congress to encourage fiscal responsibility.

Outside of Congress, he has successfully built and operated three small businesses. In 1988, he won the New Hampshire Restaurant and Lodging Association's prestigious Innkeeper of the Year award.

Mr. Zeliff, a native of East Orange, NJ, received his bachelor of science degree from the University of Connecticut. He served honorably in the Connecticut Army National Guard and afterwards in the U.S. Army Reserves.

Significant Associations, Activities and Accomplishments

  • Authored the "A to Z Budget Cutting Tool" used by Members of Congress to encourage fiscal responsibility