The 2016 National Election Law Seminar in Denver, CO
Join the RNLA August 4-5 in Grand Rapids, Michigan, for the 2017 National Election Law Seminar. The National Election Law Seminar is the foremost election law seminar that deals with all matters related to voting and elections.
This year, the Seminar will have up to 9 CLE credit hours, including 1 hour of ethics credit with classes taught by national election law experts. This year's keynote speaker to close out the Seminar in RNC Chairwoman Ronna McDaniel. Topics and speakers this year include:
Election Litigation, the Voting Rights Act, the EAC, and Supreme Court UpdateMark Goins, Tennessee Coordinator of Elections
Hans von Spakovsky, Heritage Foundation
Trevor Stanley, Baker & Hostetler LLP
Coordination and the Criminalization of PoliticsElliot Berke, RNLA President; Berke Farah LLP
Charles Spies, RNLA Board of Governors; Clark Hill PLC
Chris Winkelman, General Counsel, NRCC
Conventions and PrimariesChris Marston, RNLA Virginia Chapter Chair; Election CFO
Doyle Webb, General Counsel, Republican National Committee; Chairman of Arkansas Republican Party
Election Administration Problems in Michigan, Fraud in Philadelphia, Recount Litigation, the Trump Campaign, and the Electoral CollegeGary Gordon, Dykema Gossett PLLC
Linda Kerns, RNLA Pennsylvania Southeastern Chapter Chair; Law Offices of Linda A. Kerns LLC
Kory Langhofer, Statecraft PLLC
Politicization of the FECBen Barr, Pillar of Law Institute; Lead Counsel to Project Veritas
Michael Columbo, Nielsen Merksamer Parrinello Gross & Leoni, LLP
Rudy Takala, The Hill
Electioneering Communications Laws and State Restrictions of Political ActivityMichael G. Adams, General Counsel, Republican Governors Association
Jason Torchinsky, Holtzman Vogel Josefiak Torchinsky PLLC
Trey Trainor, Akerman LLP
Redistricting Litigation UpdateDale Oldham, Republican National Committee (Former)
John Ryder, RNLA Co-Chair; Member, Harris Shelton Hanover Walsh PLLC
Sean Trende, RealClearPolitics
RecountsThor Hearne, Arent Fox LLP
Heather Heidelbaugh, RNLA Board of Governors; Leech Tishman Fuscaldo & Lampl, LLC
Mark Meuser, Meuser Law Group
So You’re Counsel to a Campaign…Now What?Dan Backer, RNLA Advisory Council; Political.law
Jesse Binnall, Harvey & Binnall, PLLC
Eric Wang, Wiley Rein LLP
Donor Disclosure, Reporting, and Political Committee Status Issues
Anne Lewis, Counsel to Congresswoman Karen Handel
Audrey Perry Martin, Bell, McAndrews & Hiltachk, LLP
Joe Nixon, Akerman LLP
Volunteer Lawyers on Election DayCraig Burkhardt, RNLA Board of Governors; Barnes & Thornburg, LLP
Marc Ellinger, RNLA Vice President for Finance; Blitz, Bardgett & Deutsch, L.C.
Tom Spencer, RNLA Advisory Council; Thomas R. Spencer, P.A.
Ethics: Social Media and Safeguarding Electronic Client Information Harvey Tettlebaum, RNLA Board of Governors; Husch Blackwell LLP
Ronald L. Hicks, Jr., RNLA Vice President for Communications; Meyer, Unkovic & Scott LLP
Lowell Pearson, RNLA Missouri Chapter Chair; Husch Blackwell LLP
Presidential Election Commissions, State Enactment of Voluntary Standards for Election Administration, and the Federal Advisory Committee Act Cameron Quinn, Former Secretary, Virginia Board of Elections
Justin Riemer, Virginia State Board of Elections (Former)
Campaign Finance Issues for In-House Counsel: Connected PACs, Corporate Contributions, and Corporate SpeechMargaret Howell, Americans for Prosperity
Jenny Kim, Koch Companies Public Sector, LLC
Ashlee Titus, Bell, McAndrews & Hiltachk, LLP
Mandatory Voter Registration, List Maintenance, and NVRA ComplianceRandy Berholtz, Sorrento Valley Law Group; Counsel to Election Integrity Project California
John Fogarty, Jr., RNLA Board of Governors; Law Office of John Fogarty, Jr.
In addition to legal training, the seminar will feature addresses by prominent Republican and conservative leaders including RNC Chairwoman Ronna McDaniel.
All registrations include lunches on both days with prominent keynote speakers, and a special reception Friday night at the Gerald R. Ford Museum.
Saturday Only Ticket:
This ticket will include one hour of ethics in the morning, and conclude with a luncheon featuring RNC Chairwoman McDaniel.
For a mail-in form, please click here.
Please note: This event is closed to the public, and attendance is restricted to RNLA Members and select pre-approved guests. To join the RNLA, please visit here.
This year's Seminar will take place at the Amway Grand Plaza, located in the heart of downtown Grand Rapids, which Forbes Magazine calls one of the best 10 Downtowns in the U.S.A. Rooms at the Amway Grand Plaza under the RNLA rate are now sold out. Rooms are still available at the site of the Seminar here. Self-parking is available for $24.00 per day and valet parking is available for $29.00 per day (with unlimited in/out privileges).
For more information on sponsorship opportunities, please click here. For questions on sponsoring, please email RNLA Deputy Director Brittany Walker at email@example.com.
The RNLA would like to thank the following sponsors of the National Election Law Seminar:
And Manual Iglesias
Law Firm Sponsors: