Press Release09.01.2023

Monte E. Frank Appointed to Advisory Commission to the American Bar Association’s Task Force for American Democracy

HARTFORD, CT, Sept. 1, 2023: Monte E. Frank, co-chair of the Litigation practice at Pullman & Comley, has been appointed to the Advisory Commission to the American Bar Association’s Task Force for American Democracy. Members of the bipartisan task force include attorneys, former elected officials, thought leaders, business leaders and others with expertise in American government, democracy and the rule of law.

ABA president Mary L. Smith announced in August the creation of the task force, which is co-chaired by former Federal Judge J. Michael Luttig and former Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Charles Johnson, to examine ways to ensure an enduring American democracy and improve public trust in the election process.

The focus of the task force will be depoliticizing the administration of elections, educating the public on the principles of our democracy, and identifying and advancing improvements and innovations in the United States' systems of elections.

For more information on the ABA Task Force for American Democracy, visit: 

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