Ethan Weil joined Thorn Run in November of 2021, bringing policy advocacy experience from the public, private, and nonprofit sectors. He works primarily with the firm’s appropriations policy team, helping to track and analyze key legislative and regulatory processes for a portfolio of state and local government clients.
Prior to joining Thorn Run, Ethan worked at Invariant, a DC-based lobbying firm, supporting the firm’s defense and appropriations clients. He also served on Capitol Hill for Rep. Brad Schneider (D-IL), where he contributed to the Congressman’s domestic terrorism prevention and Middle East policy portfolios. Before that, he worked on the Government Relations, Advocacy, and Community Engagement (GRACE) team in the Washington office of the Anti-Defamation League (ADL), where he monitored hate crime prevention legislation at the federal and state government levels.
Ethan graduated with honors from Washington University in St. Louis with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and a minor in History.