Obama Can Still Count On Lawyers For Campaign Cash

Law360, New York (August 25, 2011, 5:49 PM EDT) -- Of the $39 million the Obama Victory Fund has raised this year for President Barack Obama's re-election campaign, the legal industry has provided more than a tenth of it, and lawyers at Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom LLP, Gibson Dunn & Crutcher LLP and O'Melveny & Myers LLP are among the top 20 contributors.

The figures, from a Thursday report by the Center for Responsive Politics, show that Obama can still count on lawyers and lobbyists for major financial support.

In the first half of...
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