Dania Sohail

Senior Research Analyst of Federal Affairs
  (202) 296-2741

Dania Sohail is a Senior Research Analyst at McAllister & Quinn. In this role, Dania provides expert policy analysis and research to clients within the firm’s Research Universities and Healthcare Practices. Dania supports clients federal engagement strategies, allowing them to advocate for their interests and develop meaningful relationships on Capitol Hill. She facilitates efforts to identify and pursue a variety of funding pathways that align closely with client priorities, including federal appropriations requests. Well-versed in the National Opioid Settlements, Dania plays a leading role in helping clients secure funding to combat the pervasive opioid crisis in their communities. Dania also supports the firm’s political fundraising activities.

Prior to joining McAllister & Quinn, Dania spent time as a policy intern at Cassidy & Associates, providing legislative research in areas of energy, healthcare, and higher education. She has also served as an intern at the U.S. Department of State in the Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor, researching international human rights violations in accordance with foreign policy. Dania holds a Bachelor of Arts from American University in Communications, Legal Institutions, Economics, and Government.



  • Policy Intern, Cassidy & Associates
  • Research Intern, U.S. Department of State


  • Policy Analysis
  • Government Relations
  • Federal Appropriations
  • Higher Education
  • Political Fundraising


B.A., American University