North Carolina CLE & Cocktail Reception

RNLA 2021 North Carolina Election Law Update and Reception

Raleigh - August 24

Phil Strach 

Remarks by NC's top election law litigators Phil Strach, Roger Knight, and John Branch
Special Appearances by Elected Officials & Conservative Judges 

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Join RNLA'S North Carolina Chapter for a lawyers reception this summer. This is a great opportunity to network with fellow Republican lawyers, elected officials, and candidates as we hear from our state's most influential attorneys who are leading the fight to protect election integrity in North Carolina.

Tuesday, August 24

City Club Raleigh
150 Fayetteville St Suite 2800, Raleigh, NC 27601

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RNLA is applying for 0.5 hour of CLE credit with the North Carolina State Bar.



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Phil Strach

Phil is a partner at Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP and regularly represents management in labor/employment law and related matters. He advises clients on covenants not to compete and litigates claims involving restrictive covenants, trade secrets, and other business-related litigation. Phil also regularly defends management and employers in employment discrimination cases and counsels management on how to prevent or reduce the risk of these lawsuits.

Roger Knight

Mr. Knight has over 26 years legal experience has been the Owner and President of Roger Knight Law since 2010. His law practice focuses primarily on election law and campaign finance, non-profit organizations and community associations, legislative and government ethics and municipal law. Mr. Knight is a frequent speaker or presenter at programs on election law, campaign finance, independent expenditures and legislative ethics. He has represented elected individuals and political organizations before courts, the State Board of Elections and the State Ethics Commission. Mr. Knight has served as campaign counsel to various campaign committees. He is admitted to practice before all North Carolina Courts as well as the Eastern and Middle Districts of North Carolina and the 4th Circuit Court of Appeals. Mr. Knight is “AV” rated by Martindale-Hubbell.

John Branch

John is a partner in the Raleigh office of Nelson Mullins. His practice focuses on complex business, employment, constitutional, and political law, where he has represented clients in all types of cases in front of federal and state courts in North Carolina and other states. John was General Counsel to NCGOP from 2009 to 2012, and has represented clients in pre-election matters, EDO operations, and post-election issues since 2008. His clients have included various state legislative candidates and members, Council of State candidates, Congressional Members, Senators, and multiple Presidential campaigns.

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This event is off the record and closed to the press.

By attending this event, you agree not to audio or video record the speakers or anyone at this event at any time and not to share any portion of their remarks on social media or by any other mechanism. 

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.

This event is not a fundraiser. RNLA provides opportunities for its members to meet Republican leaders.

August 24, 2021 at 6:00pm - 8pm
City Club Raleigh
150 Fayetteville St
Suite 2800
Raleigh, NC 27601
United States
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