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Caplin & Drysdale, Chartered

Political Law

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What the team is known for

Highly respected political law group with an emphasis on campaign finance, lobbying regulations and government ethics. Experience counseling clients on both federal and state and local pay-to-play laws. Well versed in sensitive Congressional ethics investigations. Possesses notable strength in advising tax-exempt organizations on all aspects of compliance. Clients also include corporations and political action committees, as well as political candidates and office holders across the political spectrum.

Strengths

A client comments: "One of the top firms in this space. We get frequent, candid and reliable counsel from them. They have a wealth of knowledge and expertise in-house, and an ability to understand our needs."

Another client appreciates that the team is "responsive and experienced," and further describes the lawyers as "very capable."

Notable practitioners

Bryson Morgan has a growing reputation for advising clients on campaign finance, lobbying and ethics rules at the federal, state and local levels.
"He is effective, efficient and well versed on the issues."

Matthew Sanderson is well regarded for his enviable political law practice, which encompasses campaign finance matters, pay-to-play rules and government ethics. He counts corporations, political committees and advocacy groups among his clients.
"In addition to clearly having a mastery of all of the fundamental aspects of the law around our organizations, Matthew has built and internalized a deep understanding of what our organizations are trying to accomplish." "Matt is a good problem solver and has particular expertise of the Foreign Agents Registration Act - he is very capable and a skillful practitioner in that area."

Trevor Potter co-leads the firm's political law group and has vast experience advising nonprofit organizations, candidates and large corporations on a range of matters. He offers clients significant expertise in campaign finance, pay-to-play and election law issues.

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Overview

The firm regularly counsels clients on the laws pertaining to government ethics, lobbying and campaign finance. The group represents clients on both sides of the political aisle, including corporations, trade associations, political action committees, political parties, private individuals, presidential campaigns and high profile federal, state and local candidates.

Political Law

Caplin & Drysdale, Chartered

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Location

One Thomas Circle NW

Suite 1100

Washington, DC

District of Columbia

USA

20005

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Ranked Lawyers

Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

USA - Nationwide

Political Law


Bryson Morgan
Up and Coming
Matthew Sanderson
Band 2
Trevor Potter
Band 2