Barack Obama and John McCain have been running a tight race among the country's top corporate lawyers. McCain has a slight lead in total donations from general counsel at Fortune 100 companies, which is "really striking," according to Michael Toner, an outside counsel to McCain's campaign, who points out that lawyers generally tend to lean left politically. Still, elite GCs are giving significantly more to Obama than they did the previous two Democratic presidential nominees.
Top Corporate Lawyers Are Split Between McCain and Obama
October 7, 2008