Richard Maher works in the research division in the firm’s political compliance section. Collaborating closely with the political reporting unit, he helps oversee and maintain resources related to national lobbying and campaign finance requirements to ensure clients are observing the most current ethical standards. He also regularly works on ad hoc client projects as particular needs arise for clients and attorneys of the firm.
Mr. Maher’s professional experience prior to joining the firm includes serving as a research associate at a political non-profit based in Washington, D.C. and as a research assistant for a philosophy think tank affiliated with U.C. Berkeley, where he pursued research into philosophical ethics and philosophy of law. His writings on these subjects have been published in various e-journals and he has participated in symposia on these topics held by the Center for Ethics and Culture and other free-market institutes.