Political Advocacy Groups
We recognize that political advocacy groups often are formed by citizens with more experience in public policy than in business, and we work closely with them on governance best practices, financial reporting, entity formation, regulatory filings and other matters so that they can focus on their mission. Our clients have included high-profile groups involved in national policy debates and local groups focused on local issues. We also advocate for our clients in defamation and employment claims.
Successfully defended non-profit advocacy group against claim that it did not own rights to its name and that it had defamed a former director. Jury found that "Tea Party Patriots" trademark did not belong to former board member and restored all rights to the mark. The defamation claims were dismissed upon motion for directed verdict.