firstname.lastname@example.orgLeslie A. Bailey litigates complex public interest appeals on behalf of consumers who have been cheated and advocates for the public’s right of access to court records. She has extensive experience in, and is often consulted about, the enforceability of arbitration clauses in consumer contracts, Read More...
email@example.comJennifer Bennett is a Staff Attorney at Public Justice, litigating precedent-setting appeals challenging predatory corporate conduct and government abuses. Her practice involves a wide range of issues, including civil rights, workers’ rights, consumer protection, court secrecy, and forced arbitrat Read More...
F. Paul Bland, Jr.
firstname.lastname@example.orgF. Paul Bland, Jr., Executive Director, has been a senior attorney at Public Justice since 1997. As Executive Director, Paul manages and leads Public Justice's legal and foundation staff, guiding the organization’s litigation docket and other advocacy.
As staff and senior attorney, he was resp Read More...
Leslie A. Brueckner
email@example.comLeslie A. Brueckner is a Senior Attorney at Public Justice, where her areas of practice include class actions, constitutional law, federal preemption, consumer rights, food safety, and combating court secrecy. Among other victories, Ms. Brueckner has won unanimous preemption rulings from the U.S. S Read More...
Arthur H. Bryant
firstname.lastname@example.orgArthur H. Bryant, Chairman of Public Justice, has won major victories and established new precedents in several areas of the law, including constitutional law, toxic torts, civil rights, consumer protection, and mass torts. The National Law Journal has twice named him one of the 100 Most Influenti Read More...
Food Project Attorney
email@example.comJessica Culpepper is the Food Safety & Health Attorney at Public Justice in the national headquarters in Washington, D.C. Before joining Public Justice, Jessica was a Barker Fellow and Staff Attorney at the Humane Society of the United States in the Farm Animal Welfare Division.
There sh Read More...
Cartwright-Baron Staff Attorney
firstname.lastname@example.orgKarla Gilbride joined Public Justice in October 2014 as our Cartwright-Baron staff attorney. Her work focuses on fighting mandatory arbitration provisions imposed on consumers and workers to prevent them from holding corporations accountable for their wrongdoing in court.
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Brian Hardingham, Kazan-Budd Attorney, is based in the Oakland, California office of Public Justice. Before joining Public Justice, Brian clerked for Judge Jane Stranch on the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals and Judge Cormac Carney in the Central District of California. Brian also spent a year and a Read More...
Director, Environmental Enforcement Project
email@example.comJim Hecker, Environmental Enforcement Project Director at Public Justice, received an undergraduate degree with honors from the University of Illinois, and was a member of Phi Beta Kappa. Jim received his J.D., magna cum laude from the University of Illinois College of Law. He earned distinctions Read More...
Adele P. Kimmel
firstname.lastname@example.orgAdele P. Kimmel, Senior Attorney, is based in the DC Headquarters of Public Justice. Since joining the law firm in 1994, Adele has worked on wide range of civil rights cases, representing prisoners and immigrant detainees who were beaten, sexually assaulted, denied adequate medical care, and killed; Read More...
Food Project Attorney
email@example.comDavid S. Muraskin is a Food Project Attorney with Public Justice in Washington, D.C. He focuses on impact litigation to promote sustainable alternatives to the industrial animal agriculture system.
His docket consists of constitutional, consumer, worker, and environmental cases.
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Victoria W. Ni
firstname.lastname@example.orgVictoria W. Ni, Deputy Director, is based in the Oakland, CA office of Public Justice. Since she joined the firm in 2000, Vicky has worked on a variety of cases brought to protect consumers’ and victims’ rights, rights of the disabled, free speech, and equal opportunity for women in athletics Read More...
Leah M. Nicholls
email@example.comLeah Nicholls joined Public Justice's D.C. office in September 2012 as the Kazan-Budd Attorney. She was previously senior staff attorney for civil rights and general public interest at the Georgetown University Law Center's Institute for Public Representation. Leah had also been a teaching fellow an Read More...
firstname.lastname@example.orgLucas Rhoads has served as the Ferraro Fellow at Public Justice since September 2017 and works in the Washington, D.C. office. Lucas received his J.D. in May of 2017 from the Georgetown University Law Center. During law school, he interned at the American Wind Energy Association, the Environmental L Read More...
Of Counsel, Environmental Enforcement Project
email@example.comRichard Webster is of counsel, Environmental Enforcement Project, and also serves as Director of Legal Programs at Hudson Riverkeeper in Ossining, N.Y.
He was a Staff Attorney at Public Justice until 2017, and previously had been the Legal Director of the Eastern Environmental Law center, former Read More...