Chalmers Pak Burch & Adams LLC Expands Political Law and Litigation Teams



Chalmers Pak Burch & Adams LLC Expands Political Law and Litigation Teams

Firm Doubles in Size in First Year

Atlanta, GA – May 3, 2016 – Chalmers Pak Burch & Adams, LLC is pleased to announce that it has added three attorneys to its political law and litigation teams: Michael G. Adams, Charles D. (“Chuck”) Gabriel, and Jessica A. Burke. The firm has also changed its name from Chalmers Pak & Burch LLC to Chalmers Pak Burch & Adams LLC.

The law firm was formed in June, 2015 by Douglas Chalmers, Jr., State Representative Byung “BJay” Pak, and Carolyn “Tippi” Burch. The firm is a boutique that focuses on litigation and political law. Its attorneys are well-known and well-connected in business and Republican circles in Georgia, Washington, D.C. and Kentucky.

Michael Adams joins the firm from Dinsmore & Shohl, LLP, where he was an equity partner. Based in Louisville, Kentucky and Washington, D.C., Mike brings a wealth of experience in political, governmental and constitutional law to the firm. His practice focuses on counseling and representing candidates, PACs, issue groups, donors and political consultants in federal, state and local elections. He also counsels clients in other constitutional and regulatory matters. For nearly ten years, he has served as General Counsel to the Republican Governors Association.

Chuck Gabriel is an accomplished civil litigator who brings decades of investigative experience as a former FBI agent to his legal practice. Chuck, who has been peer-rated AV-Preeminent by Martindale Hubbell, has successfully represented clients in class actions, fraud against the government, whistleblower claims, and civil RICO matters. In 2014, Chuck’s clients won the largest class action settlement judgment in Georgia (In re Cobb EMC Class Action, Cobb Superior Court, Civil Action File No. 10:100353-48). He is based in Alpharetta, Georgia.

Jessica Burke joins the firm from Kentucky. She is a litigator licensed to practice in Kentucky and Indiana. She has extensive political law experience, having served as Deputy General Counsel to the Kentucky State Senate President, in the White House Office of Intergovernmental Affairs, and the office of the General Counsel of the Kentucky Governor.

Douglas Chalmers, Jr., Managing Member of the firm, said that “BJay, Tippi and I are thrilled to have these fine lawyers join the firm. Our firm offers a unique combination of high-quality litigation and political law services, and we do so in a cost-effective model that avoids the bureaucracy and inefficiencies of traditional large law firms. We expect that the firm will continue to grow as other attorneys in the litigation and political law fields learn more about our model.”

Contact: Douglas Chalmers, Jr., 770-630-5927, Additional information is available on the firm’s website at