Dark money network gives top Dem lawyer 'nearly unlimited funding' for voting rights lawsuits, dice il cane da guardia

Marc Elias, who has become one of the most influential liberal attorneys in Washington, recently departed the Perkins Coie law firm to start the Elias Law Group. Eliasfirm will focus on electing Democrats, supporting voter rights andhelp progressives make change,” according to a Perkins Coie comunicato stampa.

But before departing the heavyweight firm used by an extensive list of powerful Democratic politicians, Elias positioned himself with several groups tied to a dark money juggernaut that would help in efforts to push back against the likes of voter identification and redistricting lawsuits across America.

Elias in July 2020 registered Democracy Docket LLC, a site dedicated to acting as a hub for opinion, advocacy and information on voting rights, elections and redistricting, Virginia business records spettacolo.

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As part of the efforts, the Democracy Docket Legal Fund, led by Elias, was created. The legal fund is a fiscally sponsored project of the Hopewell Fund, a nonprofit managed by Washington consulting firm Arabella Advisors.

Arabella-managed funds act as a conduit for deep-pocketed liberal donors to stealthily bankroll numerous left-wing groups. It manages three separate funds in addition to Hopewell: the Sixteen Thirty Fund, the New Venture Fund and the Windward Fund.

Attorney Marc Elias preps with attorneys Roopali Desai (estrema sinistra), Sarah Gonski (sinistra) and Amanda Callais on Wednesday, Ago. 3, 2016, before the hearing for his lawsuit against Arizona over voting rights. Elias was the general counsel for the Hillary Clinton campaign. (Photo by David Jolkovski for The Washington Post via Getty Images)

Attorney Marc Elias preps with attorneys Roopali Desai (estrema sinistra), Sarah Gonski (sinistra) and Amanda Callais on Wednesday, Ago. 3, 2016, before the hearing for his lawsuit against Arizona over voting rights. Elias was the general counsel for the Hillary Clinton campaign. (Photo by David Jolkovski for The Washington Post via Getty Images)

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