Our Work

Government derives its power from the people. When those entrusted by the people to govern abuse their power, we expose their actions, take them to court, and hold them accountable. Our team is agile and deploys innovative, effective strategies across the range of issues highlighted below.

Suing to Stop Wisconsin Election Investigators’ Destruction of Public Records

Protecting the Wisconsin public’s ability to know what its government is doing on their behalf.

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WORC v. Department of Energy

Suing the Dept. of Energy for operating a pro-industry coal advisory group that unlawfully refuses to release materials and records required by the Federal Advisory Committee Act.

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National Association of Consumer Advocates et al. v. Consumer Finance Protection Bureau

On behalf of the National Association of Consumer Advocates, the U.S. Public Interest Research Group, and consumer law expert Professor Kathleen Engel, we sued the CFPB to put a halt to the unlawful, anti-consumer Taskforce on Federal Consumer Law.

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Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights et al v. Pompeo

Challenging Secretary Pompeo's creation of an unlawful advisory committee designed to gut international human rights protections.

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Requesting Interior IG investigate Bernhardt’s decision to stack Bears Ears Monument committee with monument opponents

We requested that the Interior Inspector General investigate whether Sec. Bernhardt violated the law by stacking a committee designed to protect Bears Ears monument with individuals intent on shrinking it.

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American Oversight and Democracy Forward Foundation v. Department of Veterans Affairs

We sued VA Secretary Wilkie for failing to recover his predecessor’s private emails with the Mar-a-Lago Crowd

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