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About Justin Riemer

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Election Law Expert

Justin has been advising clients and high-ranking Republican officials on election and political law matters for nearly 15 years. Justin has a rare combination of experience, particularly in presidential elections, having been in the trenches in every contest since 2008. Unusual for an election law practitioner, Justin actually administered elections and understands them from the perspective of both a campaign and election official. This unique expertise provides clients with an attorney who understands the intricacies–inside and out–of how elections and campaigns are run.

Justin most recently served as Chief Counsel of the Republican National Committee (RNC) from 2018 to 2022 during a critical period for the party. He continues to serve as outside counsel to the RNC. Justin also served as the Deputy Secretary of the Virginia State Board of Elections, and Counsel to the U.S. Senate Committee on Rules and Administration. Justin got his start working as an attorney for Senator John McCain’s 2008 presidential campaign.

Justin has advised figures at the top level of the Republican Party, including the President of the United States, RNC Chairmen, Governors, U.S. Senators, and state legislators.

Justin has written and presented extensively on election law matters, including before the U.S. Senate Committee on Rules and Administration and the Virginia General Assembly. He has been quoted in The Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, National Review, New York Times, and Breitbart. In 2021, Justin Riemer was the recipient of the Republican National Lawyers Association's Robert J. Horn Chairman’s Award for nationally distinguished service to the citizens of the United States of America for protecting the honesty and accuracy of elections.

Justin’s expertise spans the spectrum of political law issues, including ballot access, campaign finance compliance, internal party governance, party-run caucuses, recounts, election integrity issues, public records requests, voting litigation, and political technology.


Bar Admissions:

  • Maryland

  • District of Columbia

  • Virginia



  • Gettysburg College, B.A., History and Religion

  • University of Baltimore School of Law, J.D.  

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