Board Members

  • Trevor Potter

    President

    Trevor Potter is the founder and President of CLC. He is a former Chairman of the Federal Election Commission. He is one of the country's most prominent and experienced campaign and election lawyers. He is also a Senior Adviser to the reform group Issue One, as well as head of the political law practice at the Washington firm of Caplin & Drysdale. To many, he is perhaps best known for his appearances on the Colbert Report as the lawyer for Stephen Colbert’s super PAC, Americans for a Better Tomorrow, Tomorrow, during the 2012 election.

    List of Appearances, Publications & Speeches for Trevor Potter

    Trevor Potter and "The Colbert Report"

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  • Guy-Uriel Charles

    Professor of Law, Duke University School of Law

    Guy-Uriel Charles is the founding director of the Duke Law Center on Law, Race and Politics...

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  • Anthony Corrado

    Professor of Government at Colby College

    Anthony Corrado is Professor of Government at Colby College in Waterville, Maine, where he teaches courses on American politics and political theory...

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  • Charles Fried

    Professor of Law, Harvard Law School

    Educated at Princeton, Oxford and Columbia Law School, Charles Fried, the Beneficial Professor of Law, has been teaching at Harvard Law School since 1961...

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  • Deborah Hellman

    D. Lurton Massee Professor of Law, University of Virginia School of Law

    Deborah Hellman is the D. Lurton Massee Professor of Law at the University of Virginia School of Law...

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  • Pamela S. Karlan

    Kenneth and Harle Montgomery Professor of Public Interest Law, Stanford Law School

    Pamela S. Karlan is co-director of Stanford Law School’s Supreme Court Litigation Clinic, where students litigate live cases before the court...

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  • Paul Klingenstein

    Founder and Managing Partner at Aberdare Ventures

    Paul Klingenstein founded Aberdare Ventures in 1999 with an emphasis on technologies that drive transformational efficiencies in health care...

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  • Clay Mulford

    Outside Counsel, National Science and Math Initiative, Inc.

    Clay Mulford joined NMSI from Jones Day, where he was a partner in the Corporate and Securities Law Section. Prior to that he was a partner in Hughes and Luce, where he was a member of that firm’s Executive Committee...

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  • Norman Ornstein

    American Enterprise Institute Senior Scholar

    Norman J. Ornstein is a resident scholar at the American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research.  He also serves as an election analyst for CBS News and writes a weekly column called “Congress Inside Out” for Roll Call newspaper...

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  • Martina E. Vandenberg

    Founder and President at the Human Trafficking Pro Bono Legal Center

    Martina Vandenberg, an attorney, is the founder and president of The Human Trafficking Pro Bono Legal Center, HT Pro Bono.  She founded the organization with the generous support of the Open Society Foundations Fellowship Program...

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  • Roger Witten

    Senior Counsel, Wilmerhale

    Roger Witten is a senior counsel in the firm's Litigation/Controversy Department, and a member of the Investigations and Criminal Litigation and Government and Regulatory Litigation Practice Groups at the WilmerHale law firm...

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