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Aria Branch

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

Aria Branch is a partner in Elias Law Group’s Political Law and Litigation Practices.

Aria specializes in advising candidates, political committees, and public charities, on campaign finance, government ethics, lobbying laws, election laws, and nonprofit tax laws. Aria has advised political committees and other organizations invested in influencing elections at the state and federal levels. She has also advised candidates for president, the United States Senate, the United States House of Representatives, governor, and mayor of New York City, on their campaigns. Aria serves as outside counsel to the National Democratic Redistricting Committee.

In addition to her practice counseling clients, Aria has extensive experience litigating cases involving redistricting, voting rights, ballot access, and campaign finance, as well as those involving the protection of First Amendment speech and association rights.

Given her background in political law and litigation, Aria counsels clients at the intersection of both areas. She is adept at representing clients in investigative matters before the Federal Election Commission, the Office of Congressional Ethics, and state and federal regulatory authorities.

In 2021, Aria was selected as a “Rising Star” by the National Law Journal.

Aria is a graduate, cum laude, of Duke University. She obtained her law degree from Harvard Law School, where she was an editor of the Civil Rights-Civil Liberties Law Review. Aria is a member of the Virginia and District of Columbia bars. She is admitted to practice in state and federal courts across the country.