RNLA Honors Philip Thomas as 2024 Recipient of the Betty Murphy Award

Philip Thomas has been named the recipient of the 2024 Betty Murphy Award by the Republican National Lawyers Association (RNLA), in recognition of his exceptional legal prowess and dedicated service to the Republican Party. As the former Chief Counsel of the North Carolina GOP, Thomas played a pivotal role in fortifying the party’s legal and election integrity programs, leading to numerous statewide victories. His unparalleled political acumen and selfless commitment have not only made him a respected figure within the party but also a mentor and advisor to countless Republican candidates. Thomas, who currently serves as a Member of Chalmers, Adams, Backer & Kaufman, LLC, epitomizes the spirit of the Betty Murphy Award, honoring individuals whose entrepreneurial spirit and community leadership inspire others’ efforts. His contributions to the RNLA, particularly in building the North Carolina chapter into a model for others nationwide, exemplify his dedication to advancing Republican ideals and fostering professional excellence within the legal community.