Richard Zitrin Anti-Secrecy Senior Attorney
Craig Briskin is the Richard Zitrin Anti-Secrecy Senior Attorney at Public Justice. He pursues impact litigation and policy approaches to combat excessive secrecy in the judicial system, including the oversealing of court documents and the over-designation of discovery documents as confidential, in cases that have an impact on public health and safety.
Before coming to Public Justice, Craig was Senior Counsel at Justice Catalyst Law, where he developed antitrust and consumer protection litigation. He also was a partner at Mehri & Skalet, where his cases included mortgage fraud, antitrust and consumer protection class actions, and an associate at Labaton Sucharow, where he litigated antitrust, securities fraud and commodities fraud class actions. Craig practiced disability, public assistance and immigration law at New York Legal Assistance Group, as a National Association of Public Interest Law Fellow.
Craig is a member of the state bars of New York, the District of Columbia and Massachusetts (inactive), as well as several federal district and appellate courts, and the United Supreme Court.
Craig graduated from Harvard Law School and clerked for Justice Alexander Bryner on the Alaska Supreme Court. He received his undergraduate degree from Harvard College, where he majored in psychology. Craig enjoys non-competitive running, tennis and he learned to play guitar during the pandemic.