Political Law 2012

May 9, 2012

555 Pennsylvania Ave., NW
Washington, DC

This event for corporate counsel, compliance officers, lobbyists, and House and Senate staffers, featured Roll Call political law columnist C. Simon Davidson, the Chief Counsels to the House and Senate ethics committees, and the Deputy Chief Counsel to the Office of Congressional Ethics.

Topics Covered

  • The STOCK ACT An overview of new restrictions on insider trading
  • Convention Activity Legal and ethical issues surrounding political conventions
  • Gift Rule Pitfalls Frequently recurring problems under the Congressional gift rules
  • OCE Investigations Preparing for and responding to an investigation by the Office of Congressional Ethics

Congressional Panelists

  • John C. Sassaman Chief Counsel & Staff Director, Senate Select Committee on Ethics
  • Daniel A. Schwager Chief Counsel & Staff Director, House Committee on Ethics
  • L. Kedric Payne Deputy Chief Counsel, Office of Congressional Ethics

McGuireWoods Panelists

  • C. Simon Davidson Partner, Author of Roll Call column “A Question of Ethics”
  • Elliot S. Berke Partner, Political Law Group Co-Chair
  • William J. Farah Partner, Political Law Group Co-Chair