Meet Jay

Jay Hulings is a former federal prosecutor in Del Rio and San Antonio, Texas, who specialized in public corruption, national security, and organized crime prosecutions.  Jay was the lead prosecutor pursuing bribery and corruption charges against the City Attorney, Mayor, and multiple City Councilmen from Crystal City, Texas.  All pled guilty or were convicted after a jury trial.

Jay has also led multiple counter-terrorism and counter-espionage investigations, including the prosecution of a Taiwan-based technology smuggling ring for selling US military technology to Iran.  In Del Rio, Jay led multiple drug, human smuggling, and organized crime prosecutions, including the prosecution of a Zeta Cartel leader who was convicted after a jury trial and sentenced to life in prison.

Jay also served in the US House of Representatives as Counsel to the House Intelligence Committee under Chairman Silvestre Reyes (D-TX), leading oversight of covert actions and intelligence gathering operations.  He also served as the Legislative Director (and lead policy advisor) to Congresswoman Jane Harman (D-CA), focusing on homeland security, national security, and energy issues.  

Jay received his law degree from Harvard Law School, where he was a member of the Harvard Law Review.  He also graduated Virginia Tech with a degree in Economics and from Westwood High School in Austin, Texas.  

Jay is married to Elysia Petru Hulings.  Together, they are new parents to their son, John.

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