Trial lawyers are holding steady as one of the Democratic Party's biggest sources of campaign contributions, providing a cushion for the party as it struggles to maintain control of Congress in the midterm elections. Lawyers who represent plaintiffs in securities class actions, personal injury cases and consumer protection lawsuits have donated millions of dollars this election cycle to Democratic campaigns, at some firms contributing even more than in the 2008 campaign when presidential hopefuls were after their money.
Trial Lawyers Sticking With Democratic Party
The National Law Journal
October 19, 2010