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  1. Dara Lindenbaum Successfully Represented Liz Walsh in Narrow Election

    Dara Lindenbaum successfully represented Liz Walsh, a candidate for Howard County Council in a recount. Ms. Walsh led her opponent by two votes going into the recount. At the end of the recount, Ms. Walsh was certified the winner by …

  2. Joe Sandler Featured on The Great Battlefield Podcast

    Sandler Reiff founding partner Joe Sandler was recently featured on Nathaniel G. Pearlman’s podcast The Great Battlefield, where he talked Campaign Finance Law, delegate selection, and and the changing landscape of political law in the Era of Trump. He also …

  3. Rosenstein Quoted in The Washington Post on Giuliani’s Work for Foreign Clients

    Recent interviews with Trump attorney and former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani have revealed that Giuliani has continued to work with foreign clients through his consulting firm, Giuliani Partners, while serving as President Trump’s attorney. Untraditional for the position, …

  4. New DOJ Release of FARA “Rule 2” Opinions

    As was recommended in 2016 by the Office of the Inspector General at the Department of Justice, and recently announced by the Department, today DOJ released anonymized versions of several dozen opinions it has provided over the last few decades …

  5. Jeffrey Wice Quoted in Huffington Post on Alabama Lawsuit to Exclude Immigrants from Census Count

    Every 10 years, the Census Bureau counts all people in the United States, regardless of their immigration status. That total is then used as the basis to figure out how many congressional seats each state gets. The 14th Amendment says …

  6. Rosenstein Comments on Potential FARA Violation for Michael Cohen

    Information released Tuesday on Michael Cohen’s activities, including his bank records, show that work he did for Swiss company, Novartis, may have triggered the Foreign Agents Registration Act (FARA) and made him criminally liable. Rosenstein believes that given Novartis’ status …

  7. Rosenstein Quoted in The Hill on Ethical Conflicts in Trump Administration

    In February, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) reached a settlement agreement with Syngenta Seeds LLC, a California company, to resolve violations of federal pesticide regulations. The fine reached from this settlement was dramatically lower than the fine that was imposed …

  8. Rosenstein Quoted in Vice News on Role of Giuliani in Russia Probe

    Last week, President Trump tapped former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani to join his legal team and assist in negotiating an end to Robert Mueller’s probe into 2016 election meddling. Vice News explores the possible connection between Rudy Giuliani …

  9. Rosenstein Comments on Mystery Over Pro-Saudi Tabloid and Federal Lobbying Law

    Last month, a pro-Saudi tabloid was distributed in the United States that raised questions about the magazine’s origins. It is speculated that the magazine, produced by American Media Inc., may have been shared with officials at the Saudi embassy in …

  10. Joe Birkenstock Comments on the Use of Cryptocurrency To Fund Campaigns on CNBC

    The Federal Election Commission first approved bitcoin contributions for political campaigns in 2014. However, many lawmakers still question the transparency of bitcoin contributions given bitcoins pseudonymous nature. Joe Birkenstock comments on the debate: “If the interest is in transparency, we …