BakerHostetler’s Political Law team guides clients through a constantly changing landscape of legal challenges. We help our clients comply with complex state and federal campaign finance regulations, protect the interests of candidates on Election Day, counsel members of Congress on ethics and financial disclosure requirements, and litigate redistricting and Voting Rights Act cases all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court. Our deep bench enables the Political Law team to assist clients at every stage of the political process.
Corporate and Nonprofit Campaign Finance and Ethics
We work closely with our corporate and nonprofit clients to interpret the interlocking system of federal, state and local regulations to create successful and compliant solutions to achieve client goals. The Political Law team routinely advises national party committees and state parties on campaign finance compliance and election law matters. In addition, our team represents elected officials and candidates at all levels of government, and advises independent political committees and super PACs.
Our clients consist of business entities and their connected political committees as well as 501(c) entities, including major trade associations and social welfare organizations. Beyond federal compliance issues, we have the unique experience of advising national organizations and corporations on their involvement with state and local campaign finance, lobbying, and ethics rules. We have also worked overseas to represent international civil and political organizations, and we have consulted on elections for multiple national election systems.
Our team also litigates challenges to campaign finance regulations around the country and represents individuals and organizations in civil and criminal enforcement matters.