We are fortunate to have Columbus Attorney Donald C. Brey opening our 2019 We the People Convention on Saturday, September 21, 2019 in Dublin, OHas he is one of the foremost experts on Ohio election law. Don will advise us on how WE can become active in running our elections in 2020 in order to assure that our vote is legal and accurate. He will answer YOUR questions about the entire election process and provide historical examples of problems that have been discovered in the past and how those problem were identified and rectified.
Don brings over thirty years of experience advising and representing clients in the areas of litigation and administrative law, ethics, and campaign and election law. He appears routinely on behalf of his clients before the Ohio Elections Commission, the Ohio Ethics Commission, the Inspector General’s office, and the Joint Legislative Ethics Commission. He also handles cases before the Ohio Supreme Court’s Board of Ethics and Grievances, the Disciplinary Counsel and bar association Certified Grievance Committees. He is a well- respected counselor in the area of ethics and professional responsibility and has been recognized by Best Lawyers in America® as one of the top lawyers in the administrative and litigation practices.
His administration law and litigation practice has been wide and varies from business disputes, licensing matters and election contents to First Amendment and other constitutional disputes, extraordinary writ actions and Appellate and Supreme Court cases. Don frequently advises and represents religious and other non-profit organizations on a wide variety of issues. He advises office holders, candidates and other politically active individuals and organizations on campaign finance law compliance issues regarding appropriate fundraising and spending, candidate filings, as well as avoiding or defending slander or libel charges during a campaign. Don has perennially been recognized as an Ohio Super Lawyer in the area of Political Law for his work in this area.