Troy McCurry helps clients navigate the complex world of political law and government ethics regulations. He has held senior legal positions within the federal government and various national political organizations.
Troy joins The Gober Group from the Federal Election Commission, where he served as counsel to Commissioner Caroline Hunter, including during her time as Vice Chair and Chair of the agency. In that capacity, Troy provided legal analysis and advice on nearly one-hundred advisory opinions, over one-thousand enforcement matters, and a multitude of other issues that came before the Commission. He also played a key role in the development of the regulations implementing the Bipartisan Campaign Reform Act (also known as “McCain-Feingold”) and the Commission’s responses and rulemakings after key court decisions, including Citizens United v. FEC, Emily’s List v. FEC, and McCutcheon v. FEC.
Troy has also served as Senior Counsel to the Republican National Committee, providing advice to the committee and its staff on all aspects of election law, pending election-related legislation, post-election litigation and operations, and general corporate and nonprofit legal compliance. During the 2008 election cycle, he was counsel to Mitt Romney’s presidential campaign, advising the campaign on a range of federal and state political law and corporate compliance issues.
In addition to his legal experience, Troy previously served as Deputy Political Director of the Republican Governors Association, where he supervised the strategic efforts and participation in over 36 gubernatorial races. He has also held positions in other national, statewide, and congressional political campaigns ranging from field director to campaign manager.
Troy holds an adjunct faculty appointment at the Columbus School of Law of the Catholic University of America, where he teaches Election Law and Campaign Finance Law. He also serves as a Lieutenant and Intelligence Officer for the United States Navy Reserve, and he was deployed to Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom in 2014.
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