RNLA Election Experts Available to Discuss Issues Surrounding Election Day
The Republican National Lawyers Association (RNLA) has a team of leading election law lawyers available to speak to the media regarding election administration, integrity, and litigation issues surrounding the 2020 election and the importance of open, fair, and honest elections.
These distinguished attorneys are recognized nationally as experts in the field of election law. All of them speak in their personal, and not their official or professional, capacities.
Jake Evans of Georgia is an election lawyer, and has litigated election cases across the country. Mr. Evans is the Chairman of both the Georgia Republican Party’s Election Competence Task Force, and the Republican National Lawyers Association’s Georgia Chapter. Mr. Evans was also recently appointed by Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger to the Georgia Bipartisan Task Force for Safe, Secure, and Accessible Elections. Mr. Evans is politically involved with the Republican Party at the local, state and national level.
Mr. Evans' full biography is here.
Harmeet K. Dhillon of California is a nationally recognized lawyer, trusted boardroom advisor, and passionate advocate for individual, corporate and institutional clients across numerous industries and walks of life. Her focus is in commercial litigation, employment law, First Amendment rights, and election law matters. Ms. Dhillon serves as California's RNC National Committeewoman. She also serves as RNLA Co-Chair and on the RNLA Board of Governors.
Ms. Dhillon's full biography is here.
Lee E. Goodman of Virginia served as Chairman and Commissioner of the Federal Election Commission (FEC), where he successfully led the rulemaking to conform the agency's regulations to the Supreme Court's Citizens United and McCutcheon decisions and championed free speech on the Internet and free press rights. He previously served as legal counsel and policy advisor to the Governor of Virginia and Attorney General of Virginia, associate general counsel of the University of Virginia, and general counsel to numerous political organizations. He has extensive experience in all aspects of election administration, having litigated state, local and congressional recounts, election contests, ballot access, voting rights, late poll openings, and delegate credentials. He has been named a "Top Campaign & Elections Lawyer" by Washingtonian magazine; The Hill labeled him “a happy warrior for the First Amendment” (2018); and the Washington Post called him a “sharp policy wonk” (1999). Mr. Goodman serves on the RNLA Board of Governors and was honored as Republican Lawyer of the Year in 2019.
Mr. Goodman's full biography is here.
Audrey Perry Martin of California is an election law expert with over 15 years of experience. She’s had extensive presidential election involvement as deputy general counsel at Romney for President and FEC Counsel at John McCain 2008. She has spent several election cycles in battleground states, overseeing campaign legal programs. Ms. Perry Martin has worked at the Federal Election Commission, for Congress, and at private law firms in Washington, D.C. and California. She currently teaches election law at Brigham Young University law school and serves as the Vice President of Communications for the Republican National Lawyers Association. She received her law degree from Georgetown University Law Center and a bachelor's degree in political science and journalism from Brigham Young University.
Ms. Perry Martin's full biography is here.
If you would like to set up interviews with these experts, please contact [email protected] or 202-802-0437.
The RNLA is the national organization of Republican attorneys. The mission of the RNLA is to advance professionalism; open, fair and honest elections; career opportunities; and Republican ideals. The RNLA seeks to promote open, fair and honest elections at all levels of American society in a non-discriminatory manner and to provide access to the polls to all qualified and eligible voters.