Director, Campaign Finance Strategy | Campaign Legal Center
Erin Chlopak is Campaign Legal Center’s Director of Campaign Finance Strategy. Her work includes CLC’s appellate and district court litigation and its Federal Reform and State & Local Reform programs. Before joining CLC, Erin spent nearly a decade working on a wide range of campaign finance issues in the Federal Election Commission’s Office of General Counsel. From 2017 to 2018, Erin served as the head of the FEC’s Policy Division, overseeing all of the Division’s work on FEC regulations, advisory opinions, and other legal policy guidance. From 2009 to 2017, Erin worked in the FEC’s Litigation Division, litigating numerous constitutional and other campaign finance cases. She has argued before federal district and appellate courts, including before the en banc U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit in Holmes v. FEC, in which the court unanimously upheld the federal per-election limits on individual contributions to candidates.