Campaign Finance and Election Law

Doug Chalmers Interviewed in AJC Article About Roger Ailes’ Impact

Doug Chalmers, managing member of Chalmers & Adams LLC, was interviewed in Aaron Gould Sheinin’s Atlanta Journal-Constitution Article, “Georgia Republicans remember Roger Ailes’ impact.“ In the article, Doug recalled the first time he met Roger Ailes during a US Senate campaign. Roger Ailes, a veteran GOP operative and founder of Fox News, died last week. …

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Doug Chalmers Mentioned in Bloomberg Article About Huckabee $1 Million Request

Doug Chalmers, managing member of Chalmers Pak & Burch LLC, was cited in Kenneth P. Doyle’s Bloomberg BNA article entitled “Huckabee Request for $1 Million a Joke.“ The article discusses the recent unanimous ruling by the Federal Election Commission (FEC) that Mike Huckabee did not violate campaign finance laws when he jokingly stated, “If you …

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Carolyn “Tippi” Cain Burch Mentioned in AJC Article About Defamation Claim

Carolyn “Tippi” Cain Burch was mentioned in a May 20, 2016 Atlanta Journal-Constitution article entitled, “Daniel Cowan threatens lawsuit over Barry Loudermilk’s Iran mailer.” Burch, who represents candidate Daniel Cowan, wrote a letter demanding that incumbent US Representative Barry Loudermilk cease and desist all defamation of Cowan’s character and reputation, and publicly apologize for making …

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BJay Pak Interviewed by WSB About Snellville Elections

Chalmers Pak Burch & Adams attorney Byung “BJay” Pak was interviewed by WSB-TV for its story on Snellville’s alleged mishandling of approximately 20 provisional ballots in the November 2015 election. Pak was hired by the city of Snellville to represent two of its poll workers. “Based on the facts I know… I don’t think my …

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LaVista Hills Alliance Hires Chalmers Pak & Burch for Potential Cityhood Challenge – Media Coverage

Chalmers Pak & Burch LLC, has been retained by the LaVista Hills Alliance to explore options for a potential November 3 cityhood election challenge. The LaVista Hills Alliance announced Saturday that it may contest the election in court after allegations of voting irregularities and unsecured voting materials. If a judge finds that the alleged irregularities …

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Doug Chalmers’ Motion to Dismiss Oxendine Ethics Complaint Covered by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Doug Chalmers, managing member of Chalmers Pak & Burch LLC, was mentioned in an October 27, 2015 Atlanta Journal-Constitution article entitled, “Oxendine moves for dismissal of ethics complaint.” Chalmers, who represents former Insurance Commissioner John Oxendine, filed a motion asking the state ethics commission to dismiss an amended complaint filed over Oxendine’s 2010 gubernatorial election campaign. …

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Doug Chalmers Comments on the Recent Rise of Super PACs

Doug Chalmers, managing member of Chalmers Pak & Burch LLC, was recently interviewed by Atlanta Business Chronicle staff writer Dave Williams about the role of independent super PACs in fundraising for the upcoming presidential election. Here is an excerpt from the Atlanta Business Chronicle article, “Super PACs taking over presidential sweepstakes”- August 14, 2015: That …

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Doug Chalmers Speaks at 29th Biennial Institute for Georgia Legislators

Nearly 230 members of the Georgia General Assembly attended presentations covering economic development and other significant issues at the 29th Biennial Institute for Georgia Legislators, coordinated by the Carl Vinson Institute of Government to help prepare lawmakers for the next legislative cycle. Doug Chalmers spoke at one of the plenary sessions: Georgia Government Transparency and …

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Freedom New York enlists campaign finance lawyer Doug Chalmers to fight PAC contribution limits

From the Capital article: “New York conservatives enlist a Georgia campaign-finance lawyer” – Nov. 25, 2013: On Friday, the local attorney for Freedom New York petitioned the U.S. District Court, Northern District of New York, to allow Douglas Chalmers, Jr. of Atlanta to participate in the case. Chalmers specializes in campaign finance law, and was …

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Jennifer McNeely provides commentary for article on Alabama congressional campaign financing

From the AL.com article: “Mo Brooks saves up his money, leads Alabama colleagues in campaign cash” – Nov. 4, 2013: Rep. Jo Bonner, R-Mobile, was still raising campaign money in late May, just before he announced he’d be stepping down on Aug. 15. Bonner spent about $180,000 in campaign expenses in 2013. Bonner still had …

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