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Trevor Potter

Born: 24-Oct-1955
Birthplace: Chicago, IL

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Occupation: Attorney
Party Affiliation: Republican

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: FEC Commissioner, 1991-95

General Counsel to John McCain campaigns in 2000 and 2008.

Father: Charles S. Potter (President of the Chicago Union Stock Yards, b. 1912, d. 18-Dec-1996, heart attack)
Mother: Barbara McClurg Potter (b. 1912, d. 20-Jan-2012, lung cancer)
Brother: Charles S. Potter, Jr.
Sister: Barbara Fuller Potter
Sister: Helen Potter Wagner

    University: AB, Harvard University (1978)
    Law School: JD, University of Virginia School of Law (1982)

    Caplin & Drysdale Partner
    US Official Federal Election Commission (1991-95, as Chairman, 1994)
    US Official Asst. General Counsel, Federal Election Commission (1983-85)
    US Justice Department Special Assistant, Office of Legal Policy (1982-83)
    American Bar Association
    Brookings Institution Nonresident Fellow
    Campaign Legal Center President and General Counsel (2002-)
    District of Columbia Bar 1988
    Freedom First PAC
    Friends of Mark Foley
    Illinois State Bar Association 1983
    John McCain 2008
    McCain 2000
    McCain for Senate '98
    Order of the Coif
    Straight Talk America

    Citizen Koch (Jan-2013) · Himself

Author of books:
Campaign Finance Sourcebook (1997)
Political Activity, Lobbying Laws and Gift Rules Guide (1999)
Federal Election Law and the Internet (2000)
The New Campaign Finance Sourcebook (2005)

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