Thursday, August 19, 2010, 12:14 PM

Jim Kahl to Present at Upcoming ASAE Annual Meeting

LOS ANGELES, CA – Womble Carlyle Political Law attorney Jim Kahl will speak at the Annual meeting of ASAE & the Center for Association Leadership at the Los Angeles Convention Center on August 22, 2010. Jim will provide attendees an update on political law developments, in a session entitled, “Maximize Your Effectiveness and Keep Your Association Safe in an Election Year.”

Jim will discuss the new opportunities for associations and their members to engage in political activities in the aftermath of the Supreme Court’s landmark Citizens United ruling. He will also address the pitfalls presented by state and local pay-to-play laws, which limit public contractors’ ability to contribute to candidates, and by new federal and state regulations impacting lobbyists.

James A. Kahl is a member of Womble Carlyle’s Political Law Team and served as Deputy General Counsel of the Federal Election Commission from 2002-2007. Jim advises clients in connection with campaign finance, lobbying and government ethics matters. Womble Carlyle’s Political Law team submitted a brief to the Supreme Court in support of the prevailing party in Citizens United v. FEC.

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