Charlie Spies (L '98)
Former Election Law Attorney for Jeb Bush SuperPAC, Republican National Committee - Fall '15
One of the most respected election law attorneys in the country, Charles Spies (L ’98) spent almost a decade working within national political organizations and campaigns, ranging from serving as election law counsel to the Republican National Committee to working with Mitt Romney’s 2008 campaign for president as Chief Financial Officer and Counsel, where he developed and managed the national campaign’s budget and systems for legal compliance with the Federal Election Commission, IRS, and various state regulations. Using his experience in the political sphere, Charles co-founded and served as counsel to Restore Our Future, the largest conservative super PAC in history, and then Right to Rise USA in the 2016 election cycle. He served as Co-Founder and Counsel to the pro-Romney Restore our Future SuperPAC in 2012, and was Treasurer and attorney for the pro-Jeb Bush Right to Rise SuperPAC. He has also served as counsel to the Republican National Committee and Republican Governors Association.
In Fall 2015, he hosted a discussion group entitled Money, Politics, and Free Speech.