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Doug Chalmers Interviewed in AJC Article About Roger Ailes’ Impact

Doug Chalmers, managing member of Chalmers Pak Burch & Adams LLC, was interviewed in Aaron Gould Sheinin’s Atlanta Journal-Constitution Article, “Georgia Republicans remember Roger Ailes’ impact. In the article, Doug recalled the first time he met Roger Ailes during a US Senate campaign.

Roger Ailes, a veteran GOP operative and founder of Fox News, died last week. “All I can tell you from my experience is he was kind and decent and very generous with his time to young political staffers,” Chalmers commented. “He took me out to lunch and spent and hour and a half talking to

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Charles Gabriel Mentioned in AJC Article About E&P Whistleblower Lawsuit Settlement

Charles “Chuck” Gabriel, member of Chalmers Pak Burch & Adams LLC, was mentioned in Matt Kempner’s Atlanta Journal-Constitution article: 67-year-old whistle blower in DeKalb case ‘just did my job’. The article discusses the fight of Deborah Cook, Chuck’s client, to hold Energy & Process Corporation accountable for alleged wrongdoing.

Tucker, GA based E&P was a sub-contractor providing thousands of tons of steel rebar for construction of the MOX nuclear facility near Savannah. Ms. Cook uncovered alleged problems after she was hired as a procurement specialist for the prime contractor responsible for all construction. E&P denies any wrongdoing, but

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Rebar Whistleblower Lawsuit Settles for $4.6 Million


 Rebar Whistleblower Lawsuit Settles for $4.6 Million

Government sub-contractor agrees to settle whistleblower allegations of false claims and defective rebar meant for construction of nuclear waste facility.

DALLAS, TX and ATLANTA, GA – April 28, 2017: Energy & Process Corporation (E&P) has agreed to pay the United States $4.6 million to settle whistleblower allegations that the company provided defective rebar for the construction of a government-owned nuclear waste treatment facility, as well as other False Claims Act violations. The lawsuit was filed by whistleblower Deborah Cook who is represented by Charles Siegel, a partner at

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Jessica Burke Appointed Chairperson of Kentucky Crime Victims Compensation Board

Chalmers Pak Burch & Adams attorney Jessica Burke has been appointed as Chairperson of the Kentucky Crime Victims Compensation Board. She has also been appointed as a member of the Kentucky Board of Claims and the Kentucky Board of Tax Appeals.

The Kentucky Crime Victims Compensation Board helps victims and their families pay for medical, funeral, and other expenses resulting from those crimes. The Kentucky Board of Claims hears claims for compensation stemming from alleged negligence by the Commonwealth of Kentucky. The Kentucky Board of Tax Appeals is an independent agency that adjudicates tax disputes between taxpayers and state agencies.

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BJay Pak Appointed to Magistrate Judge Merit Selection Panel

Chalmers Pak Burch & Adams is pleased to announce that the United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia has appointed attorney Byung “BJay” Pak to its Magistrate Judge Merit Selection Panel. This Panel is responsible for evaluating the service of current Magistrate Judges eligible for reappointment, and recommending qualified candidates for new Magistrate Judge appointments.

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Michael G. Adams Appointed to Kentucky State Board of Elections

Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin appointed Chalmers Pak Burch & Adams attorney Michael G. Adams to the State Board of Elections. One of six members appointed by the Governor, Adams will represent the Republican Party.

“It’s our responsibility to see that elections are conducted lawfully and fairly,” Adams commented. “I’m honored to take on this role and serve the voters of Kentucky.”

The State Board of Elections is an independent agency tasked with administering the Commonwealth’s election laws. Duties of the Board include:

Ensuring compliance with federal and state election law Supervising voter registration and the voter database Appointing representatives to

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Doug Chalmers Mentioned in Bloomberg Article About Huckabee $1 Million Request

Doug Chalmers, managing member of Chalmers Pak & Burch LLC, was cited in Kenneth P. Doyle’s Bloomberg BNA article entitled Huckabee Request for $1 Million a Joke. The article discusses the recent unanimous ruling by the Federal Election Commission (FEC) that Mike Huckabee did not violate campaign finance laws when he jokingly stated, “If you want to give me a million dollars, please do it.”

The liberal nonprofit American Democracy Legal Fund filed a complaint against Huckabee charging that the comment, made during his presidential candidacy announcement, was intended to raise money for the super political action committee

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Carolyn “Tippi” Cain Burch Mentioned in AJC Article About Defamation Claim

Carolyn “Tippi” Cain Burch was mentioned in a May 20, 2016 Atlanta Journal-Constitution article entitled, “Daniel Cowan threatens lawsuit over Barry Loudermilk’s Iran mailer.”

Burch, who represents candidate Daniel Cowan, wrote a letter demanding that incumbent US Representative Barry Loudermilk cease and desist all defamation of Cowan’s character and reputation, and publicly apologize for making statements implying that Cowan had business dealings with Iran.

In the article, author Aaron Gould Sheinin refers to Chalmers Pak Burch & Adams as a “powerhouse GOP law firm” when highlighting the demand letter written by Burch.

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Chalmers Pak Burch & Adams LLC Expands Political Law and Litigation Teams


Chalmers Pak Burch & Adams LLC Expands Political Law and Litigation Teams

Firm Doubles in Size in First Year

Atlanta, GA – May 3, 2016 – Chalmers Pak Burch & Adams, LLC is pleased to announce that it has added three attorneys to its political law and litigation teams: Michael G. Adams, Charles D. (“Chuck”) Gabriel, and Jessica A. Burke. The firm has also changed its name from Chalmers Pak & Burch LLC to Chalmers Pak Burch & Adams LLC.

The law firm

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BJay Pak Interviewed by WSB About Snellville Elections

Chalmers Pak Burch & Adams attorney Byung “BJay” Pak was interviewed by WSB-TV for its story on Snellville’s alleged mishandling of approximately 20 provisional ballots in the November 2015 election. Pak was hired by the city of Snellville to represent two of its poll workers.

“Based on the facts I know… I don’t think my clients did anything improper in this case,” Pak commented to WSB reporter Sandra Parrish. “No election is perfect. We try to get rules and procedures that are clear. But sometimes in the chaos of election night and the days following, mistakes do happen.”

Pak said

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