David Powers Joins Clark Hill's Political Law Team
David Powers has joined Clark Hill as a Senior Counsel in the firm’s growing Washington, D.C. office. Powers counsels nonprofit entities, corporations, candidates, Super PACs, and national and state party committees, on issues including federal and state campaign finance, lobbying, non-profit and ethics laws.
Powers serves as the General Counsel to a national education reform organization. During the 2014 election cycle, he was a Senior Counsel to the Republican National Committee where he advised the RNC’s Presidential Debates Committee, the Communications and Data & Digital departments, and managed the RNC’s litigation. Previously, Powers did litigation and corporate investigations work at a prominent international law firm and clerked on the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit for Senior Judge Emmett Ripley Cox. Prior to attending law school, he served as a Special Assistant to Florida Governor Jeb Bush.
"David brings a wealth of experience to problem solving issues at the intersection of law and politics to our national political law team," said Charlie Spies, head of Clark Hill PLC's Washington, D.C. office and national Government and Public Affairs practice.
Powers earned a B.A. from Auburn University and a J.D. from University of Alabama School of Law. He is admitted to practice in the District of Columbia.