skip navigation
Here's how you know US flag signifying that this is a United States Federal Government website

An official website of the United States government

Here's how you know

Dot gov

Official websites use .gov
A .gov website belongs to an official government organization in the United States.


Secure .gov websites use HTTPS
A lock ( ) or https:// means you've safely connected to the .gov website. Share sensitive information only on official, secure websites.

  • FEC Record: Commission

Commission appoints Associate General Counsels (2016)

August 15, 2016

The Federal Election Commission has appointed Kevin Deeley as Associate General Counsel of the Office of General Counsel’s Litigation Division and Adav Noti as Associate General Counsel of the Office of General Counsel's Policy Division.

Kevin Deeley Since 2013, Mr. Deeley has served as the acting head of the Litigation Division, supervising the agency’s enforcement and defense of the federal campaign finance laws in court. He has also served previously as the Acting Associate General Counsel of the Policy Division. Mr. Deeley was an attorney in the Litigation Division from 2000 to 2007, and Assistant General Counsel from 2007 to 2012. 

Mr. Deeley received a B.A. from Boston College, and his J.D. from Harvard Law School. After law school, he was a law clerk to the Honorable David O. Carter of the United States District Court, Central District of California.

Adav Noti Mr. Noti will oversee the Policy Division, which counsels the Commission regarding advisory opinions, rulemakings, audits, and other matters requiring interpretation of federal campaign finance law.

Mr. Noti joined the Commission in 2007 in its Litigation Division, where he served as an attorney from 2007 to 2011. In 2011, Mr. Noti was appointed Special Assistant United States Attorney in the United States Attorney’s Office for the District of Columbia. He returned to the Commission in 2012 as Acting Assistant General Counsel in the Litigation Division and in 2013 he was named Acting Associate General Counsel for Policy. Prior to joining the Commission, Mr. Noti was a litigation associate at Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison.

Mr. Noti received his B.A. in Religious Studies from the University of Pennsylvania, his J.D. from New York University School of Law, and his M.A.L.S. in Religious Studies from Georgetown University. He clerked for Judge Berle M. Schiller of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.