Leventhal could not confirm that the Black Panthers were on the scene intimidating voters, saying, "There's been no disturbances that I'm aware of, except what we've encountered here.But again, I want to make very clear, we don't know that any voters were denied entrance to this polling facility.Thomas John Perrelli (born March 12, 1966) is an American lawyer and the former United States Associate Attorney General. S., he was co-captain of the Fairfax All-County Math Team.
Perrelli also served as Deputy Assistant Attorney General of the United States in the late 1990s. Also, his freshman year at Brown, 1984, he placed first in the annual William Lowell Putnam Mathematical Competition. B., magna cum laude in History from Brown University in 1988, where he served as Editor-in-Chief of The Critical Review, Brown's student publication of course evaluations.
Perrelli graduated from Harvard Law School, magna cum laude, in 1991, where he was managing editor of the Harvard Law Review, working under Barack Obama, who was President of the Harvard Law Review at the time.
Perrelli is admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court, the Virginia and District of Columbia courts and numerous other federal courts.
Prior to joining Jenner & Block, in 1991-92, Perrelli clerked for the Honorable Royce C.
A University of Pennsylvania student reported that a Black Panther wielding a "night stick" intimidated voters at a polling place in Philadelphia (video below).
The Black Panther allegedly claimed he was "tired of white supremacy." An Obama volunteer on the scene disputed this account, saying there was no intimidation of voters occurring at the polling place.When Leventhal went to investigate, he got into a confrontation with a Black Panther — a certified poll watcher — who denied the story and told Leventhal in no uncertain terms that he was not welcome at the polling place.Leventhal disputed his claims, citing election law which allows him to be within 10 feet of the entrance.Lamberth of the United States District Court for the District of Columbia.Before joining the Obama administration, Perelli was managing partner of Jenner & Block's Washington office, Co-Chair of the firm's Entertainment and New Media Practice, and a member of the firm's Appellate and Supreme Court, Class Action Litigation, Health Care Law, Intellectual Property, Litigation & Dispute Resolution, Media and First Amendment, and Telecommunications Practices.He was also a member of the firm's Management Committee.