Free Speech & Election Law


Graves Garrett brings its complex litigation and white collar criminal defense expertise to the growing and highly-regulated field of political and election-related speech. In the area of free speech and election law, we represent individuals, non-profit educational and advocacy corporations, and political committees in their struggle against increasingly burdensome and intrusive governmental restrictions on speech. Our free speech and election law team prosecutes Section 1983 civil rights actions in state and federal trial and appellate courts around the country, representing clients in state administrative proceedings and investigations. We also assist and advise clients in advancing their policy priorities by developing strategies for nationwide public interest litigation.