Obermayer Attorneys Lawrence Tabas and Michael Thom Co-Presenting PBI CLE “Pennsylvania Election Law and Campaign Finance – 2019”

September 19, 2019

Join Obermayer attorneys Lawrence Tabas and Michael Thom on Thursday, September 19 when they will be presenting PBI CLE titled, “Pennsylvania Election Law and Campaign Finance – 2019.”​ The course will explore the election process for state and federal offices from both sides of the regulatory fence.

The CLE will cover the following topics:

  • A step by step guide to the electoral process, from getting your candidate on the ballot to financing a campaign and to conducting recount litigation if the vote is close.
  • The start-to-finish process involved in running for public office
  • Nomination petition challenges and how they can be made and defended and the evolving constitutional standards concerning the status of petition circulators
  • Strategy and tactics in recounts and contests

Register for the CLE here​.

Lawrence Tabas is the Chair for Obermayer’s Health Care Law Department and Election Law Practice Group. He maintains an active and extensive practice in Election Law (federal and state) and Election Law litigation. He has over 40 years of experience representing federal, state, and local candidates; candidate committees; political party committees; political action committees; governmental bodies (including state and local); business entities; and non-profit entities in election law matters. This representation places special emphasis on campaign finance law (federal and state), ballot referendum matters, nomination petitions and ballot access, recounts and election contests, regulatory matters, corporate and association sponsored political action committees, voting equipment and systems, conduct of elections, First Amendment issues relating to political speech, referendums, compliance with HAVA, and redistricting.

Michael Thom focuses his practice on banking, real estate transactions (including commercial sales and leasing), corporate matters, and private securities. In his practice, Mike puts himself in his clients’ shoes so he can understand both their legal and business goals. He enjoys working with different types of people, groups, organizations, and communities to creatively find the right legal solutions to address their economic priorities.

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