Gregory Harvey, 81, election lawyer and leader of ‘Recall Rizzo’ effort

August 7, 2018

Gregory Harvey, a leading election lawyer, died Tuesday.

By Staff

Gregory Harvey, a top election lawyer, Democratic activist, and leader of the effort to recall former Mayor Frank Rizzo, died Tuesday after battling heart problems for several months. He was 81 years old.

Mr. Harvey, an attorney for the firm Montgomery, McCracken, Walker & Rhoads, stood out as an expert in campaign finance, ethical issues and election litigation. He represented the campaigns of numerous public officials, including former Democratic U.S. Rep. Chaka Fattah, Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein, Democratic state Sen. Larry Farnese, and Lt. Gov Mike Stack.

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