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Aria Branch

Partner Practice Areas: Political Law and Litigation Phone: 1-202-968-4518 Email:

Aria C. Branch is a partner at Elias Law Group, a mission-driven law firm committed to helping Democrats win, citizens vote, and progressives make change. Ms. Branch counsels candidates, nonprofits, and political organizations on campaign finance, nonprofit tax, and ethics issues. Ms. Branch has advised candidates for president, the United States Senate, the United States House of Representatives, governor, and mayor of New York City. She has represented clients before the Federal Election Commission, the Office of Congressional Ethics, the House and Senate Ethics Committees, and state ethics and campaign finance regulators.

Ms. Branch has also represented Democratic candidates, voters, and progressive organizations in high-profile, high-stakes voting rights, redistricting, and First Amendment litigation. Ms. Branch has successfully argued motions, tried cases, and argued appeals in state and federal courts across the country. Her recent engagements include successfully representing a group of New York voters who challenged the 2022 New York congressional districting process, and winning the case before the New York Court of Appeals. In 2021, Ms. Branch was selected as a “Rising Star” by the National Law Journal.

Ms. Branch is an alumnus of Duke University and Harvard Law School, where she was an editor of the Civil Rights-Civil Liberties Law Review.