Member Profile - Philip Thomas


North Carolina Republican Party


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Law School

Campbell University School of Law



Philip Thomas, of North Carolina, is a Member of Chalmers, Adams, Backer & Kaufman, LLC. He focuses his practice on the intersection of law, politics, and government at the federal and state levels. 

He previously served as the Chief Counsel & Strategy Director for the North Carolina Republican Party. Prior to his tenure at the NCGOP, Philip served as the Deputy General Counsel for the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction. He has experience in every branch of NC state government - including working with the Lt. Governor's general counsel, the NC State House, the NC State Senate, the NC Court of Appeals, and several administrative agencies. Philip has also worked for state and congressional campaigns as well as Americans for Prosperity. He is the Chair of RNLA’s North Carolina Chapter and a member of the RNLA's Board of Governors.

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