Thursday, May 27, 2010

A Lawyer with Naik as his Last Name - Amol S. Naik: McKenna Long & Aldridge LLP

Amol S. Naik: McKenna Long & Aldridge LLP

Amol S. Naik


Associate - Atlanta
303 Peachtree Street, NE
Suite 5300
Atlanta, GA 30308-3265
TEL: 404.527.8553
FAX: 404.527.4198
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Experience

Amol Naik focuses his practice on representing elected officials, corporations and other political entities with respect to federal, state and local election law, campaign finance, lobbying law and ethics issues. Mr. Naik is a member of the firm’s political law team and has experience representing clients before the federal election commission and state ethics commissions.
Most recently, Mr. Naik lead the firm's Political Law Team in the launch of its Pay to Play blog. The blog is dedicated to helping readers monitoring the status of proposed pay to play legislation and is set to become a leading online community for analyses on the impacts of pay to play regulations on the state level in reference to lobbying, contributions and gifts. Please visitwww.paytoplaylawblog.com for the latest information on this topic.
Mr. Naik also maintains an active complex litigation practice. His experience includes participation in numerous commercial litigation cases, various employment disputes, and insurance matters.
Prior to joining McKenna Long & Aldridge, Mr. Naik served as Chief of Staff to the Georgia Senate Minority Leader. In that capacity, he drafted legislation, analyzed proposed law and coordinated communications efforts for the Minority Caucus.
During law school, Mr. Naik was Notes and Comments Editor of the Emory International Law Review, president of the Sports and Entertainment Law Society and co-founder and chairman of the Emory Law Young Democrats. He was also the recipient of an Atlanta Bar Association Minority Clerkship.
Before law school, Mr. Naik was a journalist, including a stint at the Washington DC bureau of an international daily newspaper. Mr. Naik has written articles that have appeared in numerous publications, including the (Toronto) Globe and Mailand (Raleigh, N.C.) News and Observer. Additionally, articles ghost written by Mr. Naik for elected officials have appeared in various publications including theAtlanta Journal-Constitution.
Mr. Naik has extensive experience with political campaigns, having actively participated in numerous federal, state and local campaigns. He is a member of the University of North Carolina Young Alumni Council, a Truman National Security Project Fellow, and serves on the Boards of Directors of the Red Clay Democrats and Indian American Leadership Initiative. Law & Politics and Atlanta Magazine recognized Mr. Naik on their 2010 list of Georgia Super Lawyers Rising Stars. He is also a member of the 2007 L.E.A.D. Atlanta Class of Leadership Atlanta.

Education

  • J.D., Emory University School of Law, 2005
  • B.A., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2001

Admitted

  • Georgia
  • United States Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia
  • U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Georgia
  • Supreme Court of Georgia

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