Meet CLC's Trustees & Advisors

We are thankful to our board of trustees for their guidance and support, and their commitment to democracy reform. 

We are also grateful to our Litigation Strategy Council,  a team of renowned, experienced Supreme Court litigators. The Council provides an invaluable forum for exploring legal issues and providing constitutional insights concerning money-in-politics issues. It includes four former Solicitors General of the United States.

Board of Trustees
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President
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Board Chair and Resident Scholar at American Enterprise Institute of Public Policy Research
Guy Uriel Charles
Charles Ogletree, Jr. Professor of Law at Harvard Law School
Chai Feldblum
Former Commissioner of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
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Former U.S. Solicitor General and Professor of Law, Harvard Law School
Faith Gay
Founding Partner at Selendy & Gay
Patrick Geddes
Advisor to the Board and Member of the Board Audit & Financial Compliance Committee
Stuart Gerson
Former Acting Attorney General of the United States and Member of Epstein Becker Green Law Firm
Deborah Hellman
D. Lurton Massee Professor of Law, University of Virginia School of Law
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Board Vice Chair and Founder and Managing Partner at Aberdare Ventures
Thurgood Marshall Jr.
Government Affairs Consultant
Martha Minow
300th Anniversary University Professor, Harvard University and Former Dean of Harvard Law School
Ted Shaw
Julius L. Chambers Distinguished Professor of Law at University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
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Former President and CEO of Corium and BioSeek
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Senior Counsel, WilmerHale

We honor the invaluable contributions to Campaign Legal Center of our former trustees listed below and thank them for their service to the organization and to democracy.

Anthony Corrado • Randy DryerHeather GerkenKirk JowersPamela KarlanCharles KolbTom Mann (Founding Board Member) • Clay MulfordCongressman Chris ShaysAmbassador Robert StuartScott ThomasMartina Vandenberg Senator Tim Wirth

Litigation Strategy Council
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Partner at WilmerHale
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Partner at Jenner & Block
Donald Ayer
Senior Advisor
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Partner at WilmerHale
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Former U.S. Solicitor General and Professor of Law at Duke University
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Former U.S. Solicitor General and Professor of Law, Harvard Law School
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Partner at Jenner & Block
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Director, ACLU Voting Rights Project
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Kenneth and Harle Montgomery Professor of Public Interest Law, Stanford Law School
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Professor of Law and Director of Supreme Court Litigation Clinic at University of Virginia Law School
Brad Phillips
Partner at Munger, Tolles & Olson LLP
Paul Smith
Senior Vice President
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Professor of Law at University of Chicago Law School
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Former U.S. Solicitor General and Partner with Munger, Tolles & Olson
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Former U.S. Solicitor General and Partner at WilmerHale