B.A., Yale; M.Sc., University of Edinburgh; J.D., Harvard; M.Sc., London School of Economics
Charles E. Borden is a counsel in O'Melveny's Washington, DC office. Professor Borden’s practice focuses on advising multinational corporations and other entities on regulatory and compliance obligations in the areas of campaign finance law; the Lobbying Disclosure Act (LDA); state and local lobbying law; the Foreign Agents Registration Act (FARA); Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board (MSRB) Rule G-37; state and local pay-to-play law; and federal, state, and local law regulating gifts, entertainment, and governmental ethics. Professor Borden’s clients include financial institutions, health insurers, private equity funds, airlines, and lobbying firms, and he regularly assists clients in developing compliance strategies and in building comprehensive compliance programs. As part of his practice, Professor Borden also counsels individuals appointed to Executive Branch positions on federal conflict-of-interest, security clearance, and financial disclosure requirements and helps such appointees formulate strategies for resolving legal and political issues connected to their nomination. Professor Borden frequently assists clients in crafting legislative and regulatory solutions to complex problems, and advises clients on the management of legislative and public policy risk. Professor Borden also routinely participates in election law-related litigation, and has authored numerous appellate and U.S. Supreme Court briefs on redistricting and other political law issues.