Don McGahn II and Bob Bauer In Keynote Conversation at George Mason Conference

This Friday in D.C., former White House Counsels to Presidents Trump (Don McGahn) and Obama (Bob Bauer) will be jointly holding a public, keynote conversation as part of a George Mason Symposium titled “The Administration of Democracy.”

Perhaps fittingly, the event is being held right near the White House, at The Historic Decatur House. I”ll be participating on a panel devoted to “The Administration of Elections.”

Here is the full line-up for those in DC who might be interested:

Panel 1: The Administration of Federal Campaign Finance Laws
Richard J. Pierce, Jr., Lyle T. Alverson Professor of Law, The George Washington University Law School
Trevor Potter, Founding President, Campaign Legal Center
Bradley A. Smith, Josiah H. Blackmore II/Shirley M. Nault Professor of Law, Capital University Law School
Ciara C. Torres-Spelliscy, Professor of Law, Stetson University, College of Law

Panel 2: The Administration of Elections
Michael T. Morley, Assistant Professor, Florida State University, College of Law
Richard H. Pildes, Sudler Family Professor of Constitutional Law, New York University, School of Law
Jason Torchinsky, Partner, Holtzman Vogel Josefiak Torchinsky PLLC

Panel 3: The Administration of the Census
The Honorable Ronald A. Cass, Dean Emeritus, Boston University School of Law; and President, Cass & Associates, PC
Allyson N. Ho, Co-Chair, Appellate and Constitutional Law Practice Group, Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP
Jesse Panuccio, Public Service Fellow, The C. Boyden Gray Center for the Study of the Administrative State, and former Acting
Associate Attorney General of the United States

Panel 4: The Democracy of Administration
Reeve T. Bull, Research Director, Administrative Conference of the United States
Maleka Momand, Chief Executive Officer, Esper
Russell L. Weaver, Professor of Law and Distinguished University Scholar, University of Louisville, Louis D. Brandeis School of Law

Panel 5: The IRS, Congress, and the President’s Tax Returns
Andy Grewal, Joseph F. Rosenfield Scholar and Professor of Law, The University of Iowa Law School
Kate Shaw, Professor of Law, and Co-Director, Floersheimer Center for Constitutional Democracy, Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law,
Yeshiva University
Michael L. Stern, Director, Point of Order
Elizabeth B. Wydra, President, Constitutional Accountability Center

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