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Ken Daines


Ken is an associate in Holtzman Vogel’s litigation and compliance practices.  Ken’s practice focuses on redistricting, the First Amendment, and other election-related litigation and appeals, as well as campaign finance, government ethics, and lobbying disclosure.

Before joining the firm, Ken clerked for Judge Ryan D. Nelson on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit and Judge Dee V. Benson on the U.S. District Court for the District of Utah.  Prior to clerking, he practiced election law and government ethics at a large law firm in Washington, D.C.

Ken earned his J.D. from Stanford Law School and a B.A. in International Relations and Chinese, magna cum laude, from Brigham Young University.  While in law school, he worked as a student attorney for the Religious Liberty Clinic, interned at the U.S. Department of State, and served as Executive Vice-President for the Stanford Law chapter of the Federalist Society.  At BYU, he conducted campaign finance research at the Center for the Study of Elections and Democracy and was a legislative intern in the Washington, D.C. office of U.S. Representative Howard “Buck” McKeon.

Ken enjoys spending time with his wife, two children, and their dog.  His interests also include traveling, board games, golfing, and skiing.

Ken is a member of the District of Columbia Bar, the Maryland Bar, and the Federalist Society.

(*Ken is a member of the District of Columbia Bar and the Maryland Bar. He is admitted to practice in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. Ken’s practice is limited to matters of federal law.)

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