Daniel Bruce is an associate with Holtzman Vogel, focusing his practice on litigation and appeals in the areas of constitutional law and election law.

Prior to joining the firm, Daniel served as a judicial law clerk to the Honorable Stephen R. McCullough of the Supreme Court of Virginia. During law school, Daniel worked in three different branches of government—the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia, the Virginia House of Delegates, and the West Virginia Attorney General. He also worked as a law clerk for the National Republican Senatorial Committee.

Clerkship/Government Experience

  • Judicial Law Clerk ­– The Honorable Stephen R. McCullough, Supreme Court of Virginia
  • Judicial Extern – The Honorable Henry E. Hudson, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Virginia
  • Law Clerk – National Republican Senatorial Committee
  • Committee Operations Extern – Virginia House of Delegates Clerk’s Office
  • Summer Law Clerk – West Virginia Attorney General
  • William & Mary Law Review Volume 63, Best Student Note Award, 2022
  • Federalist Society, Member
  • “SCOTUS Should Side With Schools To Take Michigan Masking Case,” REAL CLEAR POLITICS (Oct. 28, 2022)
  • Note, “Manufacturing Sovereign State Mootness,” 63 WM. & MARY L. REV. 287 (2021)
  • “Is It Time for SCOTUS to Revisit the Anderson-Burdick Test?: Insights from the Challenge to West Virginia’s Ballot Order Statute,” WM. & MARY STATE OF ELECTIONS BLOG (Nov. 18, 2020)
  • “In a Challenge to West Virginia’s Ballot Order Law, Will the Fourth Circuit Continue a Post-Rucho Trend of Limiting Federal Review of State Election Laws?," WM. & MARY STATE OF ELECTIONS BLOG (Sept. 30, 2020)
  • William & Mary Law School, J.D., magna cum laude, Political Law Concentration
    • Order of the Coif
    • William & Mary Law Review, Lead Notes Editor
    • Moot Court Team, Member
    • Election Law Society, Co-President
    • Federalist Society, President
  • Auburn University, B.A., summa cum laude, Political Science
  • Auburn University, B.S., summa cum laude, Economics
  • Commonwealth of Virginia (2022)