Daniel Weiner

Daniel Weiner

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Daniel I. Weiner (@DanWeiner329) serves as deputy director of the Brennan Center’s Election Reform Program, where he helps to lead the Center’s work on money in politics, government ethics, election security, and other democracy issues. Weiner previously served as senior counsel to Commissioner Ellen L. Weintraub at the Federal Election Commission, including during her term as chair of the Commission in 2013. Before his service at the FEC, Weiner practiced law in the Washington, DC, office of Jenner & Block, LLP. At Jenner, Weiner litigated cases at the trial and appellate levels, counseled a wide variety of clients, and maintained an active pro bono practice focused particularly on LGBTQ rights. Weiner received his JD from Harvard Law School. He clerked for the Honorable Diana E. Murphy on the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit.