Brooks, Pierce, McLendon, Humphrey & Leonard LLP
Craig Schauer has represented businesses of all sizes - from small partnerships to Fortune 100 corporations - in state and federal courts, arbitration proceedings, and various regulatory agencies with disputes regarding contractual relationships, constitutional rights, class actions, unfair competition claims, government regulations, defamation, and other commercial issues. He has worked with clients in a variety of sectors, including healthcare, construction, professional sports, nonprofit, franchises, energy, financial services, public utilities, and local and state government.
Craig also helps clients confidently express their political voice by ensuring that their political conduct complies with the law. He advises corporations on how to form entities that will be politically active, either directly or indirectly, and helps craft company policies on political activity and lobbying practices. He represents clients before the Board of Elections and the Ethics Commission in regulatory proceedings and confidential investigations. He also assists local and state governments in ensuring compliance with federal and state elections law, including the Voting Rights Act and other constitutional requirements.
Publications & Media
Co-presenter (with Eric Fletcher), "Entering the Political Fray: Corporate Participation in the 2020 Election," Association of Corporate Counsel Continuing Legal Education, June 24, 2020