The Office of the General Counsel (OGC) consists of five organization units: (1) the Deputy General Counsel - Administration; (2) the Deputy General Counsel - Law; (3) the Enforcement Division; (4) the Litigation Division; and (5) the Policy Division.
Tony Herman became the agency's General Counsel in September 2011. Before joining the FEC, he was a partner at Covington & Burling, LLP, and maintained a broad-based general litigation practice. He joined the firm as an associate in 1989 and became a partner in 1994. While at the firm, he served as chair of the firm's public service committee and won numerous awards for his pro bono work. He graduated, magna cum laude, from Harvard Law School and obtained his B.A. from the Universtiy of South Carolina.
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The Commission law library, a government document depository, is located on the eighth floor and is open to the public. The library contains a basic reference collection, which includes materials on campaign finance reform, election law and current political activity. Visitors to the law library may use its computers to access the Internet and FEC databases. FEC advisory opinions and computer indices of enforcement proceedings (MURs) may be searched in the law library or the Public Records Office. For reference queries please contact Leta Holley, Law Library Director, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 202-694-1516. For Inter Library Loans please contact Lucia Martinez ,email@example.com, 202-694-1515.