2023 Republican Lawyer of the Year: Honoring Charlie Spies

2023 Republican Lawyer of the Year 


Charlie Spies

Join the RNLA to celebrate Charlie Spies for his impressive career
of professional accomplishments and years of service to the Republican Party.

Monday, September 18
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm ET

Residence of Ambassador Bob & Suzy Pence 
3030 K Street NW, Washington, D.C. 20007


Featuring Special Guests:


Senator John Kennedy, Majority Leader Steve Scalise, and RNC Chair Ronna McDaniel

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We'd Like to Thank the Following Sponsors:







Reg Brown





1854 Fund

Brian Baker

Stu Sandler





Jessica & Brian Bartlett

PDS Compliance

Edwin & Lin Phelps

Tori and Steve Sachs

Justin J. Sayfie

Siff & Associates, PLLC

Burson & Pete Snyder


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Charlie Spies Biography

Charlie Spies has been providing strategic political law counsel at the highest levels in Washington D.C. and globally for over two decades. Before moving to national law firms, Charlie worked in the NRSC Counsel’s Office, at the Federal Election Commission, served as election law counsel for multiple Chairmen at the RNC, General Counsel and CFO for the RGA, and then CFO and Counsel for Mitt Romney’s 2008 campaign for president. While in private practice he has used his experience in the political sphere to co-found and serve as counsel to the $150 million Restore Our Future super PAC in the 2012 election cycle and then the $120 million Right to Rise USA super PAC in the 2016 cycle. He has represented the RNC, NRSC, NRCC, RGA, RAGA and RSLC as well as over 15 state Republican parties.

Charlie is nationally rated in Chambers USA, named a Washington DC Super Lawyer and Washingtonian “Top Lawyer,” and was listed at #2 on the “Politico 50” for his work “creating a playbook that allows candidates to maximize the new flow of money into politics.” He can be seen speaking on political and election law issues on a number of networks including Fox News, CNN, Fox Business Network, and various national and local television and radio programs. He’s also published numerous articles and commentaries on various legal issues in national journals and newspapers. He was a Fellow at the Georgetown University Institute of Politics and Public Service; has lectured at the U.S. Law Institute, Georgetown University Law Center, and the Benjamin Cardozo School of Law; spoken at Yale and the University of Chicago Institute of Politics; been featured on an ABA Administrative Law Division panel; testified before the US House Committees on Oversight and Administration, the FEC, and state boards of election; and participated in working groups for the OAS Unit for the Promotion of Democracy.


Any solicitations in connection with this event are by the RNLA. No federal officeholder or special guest is soliciting funds for this event. Contributions are not tax deductible. RNLA requires all attendees strictly adhere to our Event Photography Policy.

September 18, 2023 at 6:00pm - 8pm
Michael Thielen ·