Professional Biography
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Aria C. Branch Partner

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OVERVIEW

Political law attorney Aria Branch counsels federal and state elected officials, candidates, political parties, trade associations, corporations, PACs and other political organizations on campaign finance and ethics issues. She has represented clients before the Federal Election Commission, the Office of Congressional Ethics, and state ethics and campaign finance regulators.

Aria also litigates political law cases, most notably in the areas of voting rights and redistricting. Her recent litigation engagements include representation of plaintiffs challenging burdensome voting laws in Virginia and Wisconsin. Aria was also a member of the teams that successfully briefed and argued two cases on redistricting before the U.S. Supreme Court: Bethune-Hill v. Virginia State Board of Elections and Cooper v. Harris.

Related Employment

  • Organizing for America, Chesapeake, VA, Organizing Fellow, 2012
  • Judicial Extern for Hon. Justice Patricia Timmons-Goodson, Supreme Court of North Carolina, 2010

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Bar and Court Admissions

  • District of Columbia
  • Virginia
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin

Education

  • Harvard Law School, J.D., 2012, General Board, Civil Rights-Civil Liberties Law Review
  • Duke University, A.B., Political Science and African and African-American Studies, cum laude, 2009