Yiannis Vandris is a member of the firm’s Public Policy Strategic Advocacy Practice, where he helps clients develop strategies to steer them through the legislative process and achieve their goals.
Prior to joining the firm as a public policy specialist, Yiannis interned for three other law and government relations firms in Washington DC, working throughout the COVID-19 pandemic to help organizations and local governments navigate evolving health and safety regulations, complex relief legislation, and vaccine distribution efforts.
While in New York, Yiannis interned at the United Nations and for UNICEF USA’s corporate partnerships division, where he worked to secure funding for a variety of humanitarian initiatives. He has also previously interned for US Congressman Brendan Boyle (D-PA) and worked in fundraising on behalf of congressional Democrats.
Yiannis is a graduate of Columbia University, where he studied political science and business management.