Washington D.C. – John Vecchione has been tapped as the new President and CEO of Cause of Action Institute (“CoA Institute”), a non-profit government watchdog group and public interest law firm based in Washington, D.C.  Mr. Vecchione first joined CoA Institute as Vice President in March, 2016, bringing more than two decades of extensive litigation experience as both a trial lawyer and appellate advocate.

“As President of Cause of Action Institute, I will continue to advocate for a more transparent and accountable government free from waste, fraud, abuse, and cronyism,” Vecchione said. “It is an honor to lead a dedicated, talented team of attorneys here at CoA Institute who are committed to advancing the ideals of a free and open society. In our organization’s short five-year history, we have represented numerous individuals whose livelihoods have been threatened by federal government overreach, and pressed to know how the Government is making decisions.  CoA Institute was founded to promote individual and economic liberty by limiting the power of the administrative state to make decisions that are contrary to freedom and prosperity. These goals have never been more important.”

dsc06987Mr. Vecchione earned his J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center in Washington, D.C., and his Bachelor’s Degree from Hamilton College in Clinton, N.Y. He has tried cases and argued appeals across the country in private practice and is a member of the bars of the State of New York, the District of Columbia, and the Commonwealth of Virginia, as well as the Supreme Court of the United States and many federal courts. Mr. Vecchione’s cases have been reported in scores of published opinions. He has published numerous op-eds advancing the freedom agenda and constitutional order in the Wall Street Journal, the Washington Times and many other forums.

John Vecchione’s full biography is available here