Doug Chalmers Comments on the Recent Rise of Super PACs

Doug Chalmers, managing member of Chalmers Pak & Burch LLC, was recently interviewed by Atlanta Business Chronicle staff writer Dave Williams about the role of independent super PACs in fundraising for the upcoming presidential election. Here is an excerpt from the Atlanta Business Chronicle article, “Super PACs taking over presidential sweepstakes”- August 14, 2015: That […]

Governor Nathan Deal Appoints Tippi Burch to the Board of Community Affairs

Carolyn “Tippi” Cain Burch was appointed by Governor Nathan Deal to the Board of Community Affairs. The mission of the Georgia Department of Community Affairs (DCA) is to partner with communities and help create a climate of success for Georgia’s families and businesses. DCA promotes and implements community and economic development, local government assistance, and safe […]

Doug Chalmers Comments on Georgia State Employee Gift Rules

From the  Savannah Morning News article: “Gift rules for state employees mostly ignored, observers say” – July 11, 2015: State workers aren’t supposed to accept anything worth more than $25, and companies that do business with the state are supposed to file annual reports of what they spend on the workers — but observers say […]

The Daily Report Covers Launch of Chalmers Pak & Burch

The July 9, 2015 edition of the Daily Report featured front-page coverage of Chalmers Pak & Burch. Here is an excerpt from the article, “3 Republican Lawyer-Politicos Start Boutique Firm.” Three politically connected Republican lawyers—Doug Chalmers, BJay Pak and Tippi Burch—have opened a new political law and litigation boutique, Chalmers Pak & Burch. The three said […]

Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed, Business Leaders Form Independent Committee; Doug Chalmers Quoted

From the  Atlanta Journal Constitution article: “Reed and business leaders form independent committee; announce candidate support” – Oct. 23, 2013: Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed and members of the city’s business community have formed a new independent committee to help shape the outcome of this fall’s municipal elections. The group – Continue Atlanta’s Progress –  will […]

Douglas Chalmers Comments on Texas Test of Voting Rights Act Enforcement

From the  Atlanta Journal Constitution article: “DOJ targets Texas in voting rights enforcement test case” – July 25, 2013: Texas is the first battleground in the new era of Voting Rights Act enforcement, as the Obama administration launched a case that could have ramifications for Georgia and other states newly freed from automatic federal “pre-clearance” […]

House Speaker Ralston Appoints Rebecca Sullivan to the Georgia State Election Board

From the July 1, 2013 Daily Report article “Former Perdue Lawyer Named To State Election Board” State House Speaker David Ralston, R-Blue Ridge, has appointed a former governor’s executive counsel to the State Election Board. Rebecca Sullivan, a member of the Political Law Group headed by Doug Chalmers Jr., will join the board in September. […]