Thursday, June 12, 2014


The New York City District Council of Carpenters, a non-profit, unincorporated labor organization with its main offices in lower Manhattan, seeks a political action Compliance Counsel.

Retained Counsel will provide written and oral reports to the Executive Secretary-Treasurer, President, Political Director, and Executive Committee regarding the District Council’s, and its Political Action Committee’s compliance with Federal, New York State, and New York City legislative and election laws and regulations. These laws and regulations include, but are not limited to, all Federal Campaign Finance laws, the New York State Lobbying Act (Legislative Law §1-a), NYC Lobbying Law (Administrative Code, Sections 3-211-223 and Title 51 of the Rules of the City of New York Sections 1-01-08), and New York State Election Law Article 14. Accordingly, this position will oversee and assist with all necessary filings before the New York State Board of Elections, New York Joint Commission on Public Ethics, New York City Board of Elections, New York City Clerk’s Office, and any that may be required with the Federal Election Commission. Familiarity with these laws is required, including those rules and regulations dealing with campaign finance expenditures and receipts, including independent expenditures. JD and admission to New York State Bar are required.

All proposals should be sent by June 20, 2014, to Daniel Walcott, Director of Political Action, New York City District Council of Carpenters, 395 Hudson Street, New York, New York 10014. Responses may also be emailed to, or faxed to 212.366.7497.


  1. More F¥CKING lawyers! More scratch !

    There goes the reduced cost of administering the funds, plus a whole lot more.

    Although separate entities it goes in one of your pockets and is quickly withdrawn from the other.

  2. Bill Walsh Local 157June 13, 2014 at 3:33 PM

    How come we never needed to pay a lawyer to do these tasks over the last 14 years? Wouldn't this be the job of a capable PAC director and his staff? Steve McInnis created this position back in 2000 and didn't have a clue what it was about. He learned on the job and built the position into what it is today. He was given his marching orders by the Forde regime and has been working at it for many years, 13 if my math is correct. Too many lawyers and politicians taking members hard earned money and our leaders willing to just give it away. Give the members back their full benefits and stop the crap!

  3. We always had a lawyer Billy, he no longer wants the job.

  4. We always had thieves too. What the hell is going on? First priority should be full benefits for the retiree's that earned them! Someone has got to demand accountability for all funds. Don't let non members control our money. Don't you people see the political sham of waste of our money, right in front of your face? We don't need or want another Lawyer allocating OUR money! This is a waste and you know it.

  5. If this was an already positioned post was there an rfp for it?

  6. I really appreciated this read. A lot has happened which has lead me to need a fda compliance lawyers. I hope that everything works out in the end.


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