Sole Member - Nick Dranias

Nick Dranias

Keeping the network together...

Nicholas "Nick" C. Dranias is sole managing member of Nick Dranias Law & Policy Analysis LLC. Dranias is not currently available for retention as legal counsel or policy analyst through the Company. Effective September 18, 2018, the Company has exclusively loaned Dranias to NeWay Capital LLC and its affiliates to serve as General Counsel. However, Dranias continues to support the Company’s platform of independent professionals by furnishing part-time marketing, database, and billing services.

Click here for Dranias' executive summary resume and Curriculum Vitae.

Previously, Dranias served as Senior Litigator with the Office of the Attorney General of the State of Arizona in its Government Accountability and Special Litigation Unit. Dranias’ work with the Arizona Attorney General followed his departure as President & Executive Director of Compact for America Educational Foundation, where he led national efforts to organize the states to propose and ratify a federal Balanced Budget Amendment. Prior to that, Dranias was General Counsel, Policy Development Director and Constitutional Policy Director at the Goldwater Institute. Dranias led the Institute’s successful challenge to Arizona’s system of government campaign financing to the U.S. Supreme Court. Prior to that, Nick was an attorney with the Institute for Justice for three years and an attorney in private practice in Chicago for eight years, where he served as Young Lawyers Section co-editor of the Chicago Bar Association Record, authored numerous articles, and earned the Oliver Wendell Holmes Award for his service.

At the Loyola University Chicago School of Law, where he earned his JD, Nick served on the Loyola University Chicago Law Review, competed on Loyola’s National Labor Law Moot Court Team, and received academic awards for the top grade in his land use lawremedies and legal writing classes. He graduated cum laude from Boston University with a B.A. in Economics and Philosophy.

Dranias has written and published over one hundred articles in law and public policy, including law review articles, public policy reports, and opinion editorials. He has appeared as an expert in constitutional law and policy on Fox News, MSN-NBC, NPR, and many other local and regional media outlets.

Nick also serves as an Adjunct Instructor teaching Business Ethics and Law at Grand Canyon University, as Policy Advisor and Research Fellow with the Heartland Institute, as an expert and Speaker's Bureau member with the Federalist Society, a Law and Civil Liberties Speaker for Students for Liberty, a Council of Scholars member with Compact for America Educational Foundation, as well as an Advisory Council member for Our America Initiative.

Dranias can be reached by email here.