RNLA North Carolina Legislative Update & Thank You Reception
Reception Thanking Attorneys who Volunteered in 2022
Chief of Staff and General Counsel, Lieutenant Governor Mark Robinson
General Counsel, NC House Speaker Timothy Keith Moore
Chief of Staff, NC Senate Pro Tempore Phil Berger
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Join RNLA's North Carolina Chapter for an exclusive legislative update and cocktail reception in Raleigh. RNLA would like to show our appreciation to all lawyers who volunteered their time and expertise in support of Republican candidates during the 2022 election cycle. We are truly thankful for your hard work and dedication to the election integrity cause. This reception is also a great opportunity to network with influential attorneys and elected officials.
Wednesday, March 29
The Stockroom at 230
230 Fayetteville St, 2nd floor, Raleigh, NC 27601
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Sam Hayes grew up outside of Winston-Salem, NC. He is a 1994 graduate of The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where he majored in Economics and minored in Business Administration. He received his law degree from Wake Forest University School of Law in 1998. Sam began his legal career with the international law firm of Arnold & Porter in Washington, DC. In 2015, he returned to his native North Carolina to join Governor Pat McCrory’s administration as General Counsel at the NC Department of Environmental Quality, where he fought against the Environmental Protection Agency’s regulatory overreach.
Sam currently serves as General Counsel to North Carolina House Speaker Tim Moore. In that role, he has directed litigation in state and federal court involving voter ID, felon voting, charter schools, opportunity scholarships, public school funding, and right to farm. He has also fought against judicial activism in Moore v. Harper, the landmark Elections Clause case recently heard by the United States Supreme Court.
Sam lives in Raleigh, North Carolina with his wife, Adriane, their daughter, Anna, and their son, Walker.
Brian LiVecchi is the Chief of Staff and General Counsel for Lieutenant Governor Mark Robinson. Brian served in the Marine Corps for four years, later joining the National Guard. Brian earned his juris doctorate from Campbell University, Norman Adrian Wiggins School of Law in 2011.
Following law school, he practiced civil litigation at Smith Debnam Narron Drake Saintsing & Myers, L.L.P. in Raleigh. Brian served as the Assistant General Counsel to the North Carolina Republican Party in 2013 before becoming the Deputy General Counsel for the North Carolina Department of Transportation. Brian's expertise in election law expanded when he served as Special Counsel to the State Board of Elections from 2014 to 2016. He rejoined private practice for five years before his current role in the Lieutenant Governor's office.
Brian Fork currently serves as Chief of Staff to North Carolina Senate President Pro Tempore Phil Berger. Prior to being promoted to Chief of Staff, Brian served as General Counsel to Sen. Berger for two years, crafting litigation defense strategy for the General Assembly across multiple courts.
Prior joining the staff at the General Assembly, Brian practiced law in Raleigh for thirteen years. Brian was a partner at both Brooks Pierce McLendon Humphrey and Leonard LLP and K&L Gates LLP. Brian’s practice focused on business litigation and bankruptcy and restricting work. Brian’s litigation practice also included work for the state and local governments, litigating separation of powers disputes on behalf of the legislature and representing local governments in redistricting cases.
Brian is a graduate of Davidson College and the University of North Carolina School of Law.
Parking Suggestions for Attendees:
Street parking will be free at the time of the event, but if you'd like to park in a deck, the suggested options are listed below.
Moore Square Parking Deck
233 S Wilmington St
Alexander Square Parking Deck
120 S Wilmington St
Wilmington Station Deck
117 S Wilmington St
City Center Deck / Red Hat Deck
429 S Wilmington St
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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.
Private Event. RNLA has the right to revoke any registration at any time for any reason including, but not limited to, any security, disruption, and/or event size capacity issue.