Nicholas Bronni

Nicholas Bronni

Solicitor General, State of Arkansas

Topics: Supreme Court • Federalism & Separation of Powers • State Governments

Nicholas Bronni has served as the Solicitor General of Arkansas since July 2018. In that role, he has successfully argued two cases in the United States Supreme Court: Delaware v. Pennsylvania, 143 S.Ct. 696 (2023), an original jurisdiction case concerning unclaimed property; and Rutledge v. PCMA, 141 S.Ct. 474 (2020), an ERISA preemption case.

Mr. Bronni received his law degree with magna cum laude honors from the University of Michigan Law School. At Michigan, he was also an editor of the Michigan Law Review and was elected to the Order of the Coif. He received his undergraduate degree, summa cum laude, from the Elliott School of International Affairs at the George Washington University.

Prior to returning home to Arkansas, Mr. Bronni was a Senior Litigation Counsel with the Appellate Litigation Group at the United States Securities and Exchange Commission. He was also an associate with Gibson Dunn and Crutcher LLP in Washington, DC. Mr. Bronni clerked for the Honorable Jay S. Bybee of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.


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