Annual Breakfast With Champions

Wednesday, April 28, 2021 | 8:00 - 9:00 AM
Virtual Event -- Online Only

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Keynote Speaker - Bob Bauer

Former White House Counsel and Senior Legal Advisor to President Obama and Senior Advisor for President Biden’s  Presidential Campaign

Bob is Professor of Practice and Distinguished Scholar in Residence at the New York University School of Law. He is a Co-Director of NYU Law’s Legislative and Regulatory Process Clinic.

He served as White House Counsel to President Obama from 2009 to 2011. In 2013, the President named him to be Co-Chair of the Presidential Commission on Election Administration.

He was General Counsel to Obama for America, the President’s campaign organization, in 2008 and 2012. Bob served as counsel to the Democratic Leader in the trial of President William Jefferson Clinton (1999) and co-counsel to the New Hampshire State Senate in the trial of Chief Justice David A. Brock (2000).

Bob is co-author with Jack Goldsmith of After Trump: Reconstructing the Presidency (2020). He has also written two books on campaign finance and numerous articles on law and politics for legal periodicals. He is a Contributing Editor of Lawfare and has also written for Just Security. He has published opinion pieces on constitutional and political law issues in The New York Times, The Washington Post and The Atlantic, among other publications. In 2000, Bob received the “Burton Award for Legal Achievement” for his legal writing.

He attended the University of Virginia School of Law and Harvard University, Undergraduate, B.A., magna cum laude.

BOOKS

  • After Trump: An Agenda for Reform (2020)
  • More Soft Money Hard Law: The Second Edition of the Guide to the New Campaign Finance Law (2004)
  • Soft Money Hard Law: A Guide to the New Campaign Finance Law (2002).
  • United States Federal Election Law (1982 and Supp.1984)