Allison Tuck represents clients seeking to engage effectively in political activity and issue advocacy. Her practice involves issues at the intersection of politics and law, including campaign finance, government ethics, state and federal election law, pay-to-play, and lobbying matters.
Allison has extensive experience advising candidates, political committees, and 501(c)(4) social welfare organizations on structural and operational matters, including entity formation, corporate governance, media content and advertising review, contract negotiation, grant-making, tax exemption, and fundraising regulations. She represents clients in proceedings before the Federal Election Commission and assists them with ballot access and election administration matters. Allison works with individuals and entities engaged in lobbying and grassroots advocacy to help them comply with the Lobbying Disclosure Act, the Foreign Agents Registration Act (FARA), and state and local regimes. She also has experience counseling public officials and persons entering and departing public office on conflicts of interest, personal financial disclosure and vetting requirements, and government ethics rules.
During law school, Allison clerked at the Federal Election Commission and for the General Counsel of the National Republican Senatorial Committee. Prior to beginning her legal career, Allison worked as a lobbyist at a prominent Washington, D.C. government relations firm and as a finance consultant and fundraiser for various candidates for state and federal office.
Allison maintains an active pro bono practice assisting military veterans with obtaining service-related benefits, representing clients in proceedings before Regional Offices of the Department of Veterans Affairs and the Board of Veterans' Appeals.
- The College of William & Mary (J.D. 2016; Editor-in-Chief, William & Mary Business Law Review; Graduate Fellowship, Election Law); Georgetown University (B.A. 2007)
- District of Columbia and Virginia
- Law Clerk to Commissioner Caroline Hunter, Federal Election Commission (Fall 2015)