McGuireWoods’ political legislation group guides clients by means of the complex world of elections, marketing campaign finance, lobbying, ethics, compliance and extra. In addition to our direct representation of purchasers, we provide political legislation companies to authorities relations and public relations companies in support of their engagements with their very own purchasers, in addition to recommendation on compliance with lobbying and electoral regulation.
Along with our high-profile enforcement observe, we advise numerous Fortune 50 and Fortune 500 firms, trade associations, financial institutions, political party committees, PACs, candidates, lobbying corporations, and excessive net-worth people concerning compliance with the increasingly complicated array of laws governing the political course of.
Craig is one of the most senior and properly-acknowledgedÂ election attorneys in Washington and has personally supervised the banking and reporting of over $300 million in political contributions and expenditures and personally suggested over 200 candidates and political committees.
The Constitutional Confusion of the Establishment Clause within the Aftermath of Perry v. Van Orden and McCreary County v. ACLU In his senior honors thesis, Justin Hoover ’08 , a political science and historical past double-major, exhibits why the Supreme Court’s constitutional testsâ€ to research unconstitutional interferences between church and state are incapable of resolving advanced social and political points involving religion.
Whereas state and native laws may prohibit political contributions from a contractor’s house owners, officers, and employees, the executives of a corporate contractor (although not a person advisor doing work for the federal authorities) might make private contributions to federal candidates.