Partner in the firm�s Election Law and Government Ethics Practice and member of the Litigation Practice.
Counsels clients on compliance with federal, state and local election laws; the Ethics in Government Act; House and Senate Ethics; the Lobbying Disclosure Act of 1995; and the Foreign Agents Registration Act.
Represents clients in federal and state courts, before state agencies, and before the Federal Election Commission.
Counsel, Supreme Court of the United States: Colorado Republican Federal Campaign Committee, 518 U.S. 604 (1996)- Landmark Supreme Court holding that Congress may not limit independent expenditures by political parties.
Commentator on CNN, Fox News and MSNBC.
Former staff attorney in the Office of General Counsel of the Federal Election Commission, Appellate Litigation Team, concentrating on issues of election law, constitutional law, and administrative law before the U.S. Supreme Court and numerous federal circuit courts.
Member, ABA Standing Committee on Election Law (1998-2001); Member, ABA Standing Committee on Election Law Advisory Commission (2001-present); Co-Chair and Vice-Chair, ABA Committee on Election Law, Section of Administrative Law and Regulatory Practice (1994-2000); Member, Committee on International and Comparative Administrative Law (1994-1997).
Member, District of Columbia and Massachusetts Bars.
B.A., Wellesley College, Durant Scholar, Phi Beta Kappa; J.D., New York University School of Law.