Our Board

Board of Directors

Giles Davidson, Chairman
Managing Partner
JWD Property 
Dallas, TX

Winfield Ward Murray, Vice Chairman
Of Counsel, Department of Labor 
Professor, Morehouse College
Atlanta, GA

Lesley Zork, Secretary
Nurse Attorney
Jack H. Olender & Associates, P.C.
Washington, D.C.

Clinton Browning
Managing Director
Cipher Partners
Berkeley, CA

J.R. Clark
Squire Patton Boggs
Washington, D.C.

Charles E. Clayman
Clayman & Rosenberg LLP
New York, NY

Craig L. Dean
Managing Director
Dean Development Partners LLC 
Washington, D.C.

C. Dawn Deaner
Executive Director and Founder, Choosing Justice Initiative
Former Metro-Nashville Public Defender
Nashville, TN

Kenneth Hardin
Executive Director
Managed Assigned Counsel Program
Houston, TX 

Tiffany Hosey
Chief Executive Officer
Reston, VA

Marc Johnson
Vice President, Corporate Communications
New York, NY

Michael Kam
Kam, Ebersbach & Lewis (Retired, acting Of Counsel) 
Atlanta, GA

Kristi Matthews
Sr. Counsel Employment and Social Impact 
Atlanta, GA

David E. Patton
Executive Director
Federal Defenders of New York
New York, NY

Lynn Pride Richardson
Chief Public Defender
Dallas County Public Defender 
Dallas, TX

Alejo Rodriguez
Director of Collaborative Advocacy 
Brooklyn, NY 

Ginny Sloan
President-Emeritus and Founder
The Constitution Project
Washington, D.C. 

Jon M. Talotta
Hogan Lovells US LLP 
Washington, D.C. 

Sujay Tyle 
Venture Partner
Balderton Capital 
London, England 

Advisory Board

Emmet Bondurant
Bondurant Mixson & Elmore, LLP
Atlanta, GA

Blair G. Brown
Zuckerman Spaeder, LLP
Washington, DC

George H. Kendall
Director, Public Service Initiative 
Squire Patton Boggs
New York, NY

W. Gary Kohlman
General Counsel, National Basketball Players Association
Washington, D.C.

Ray Marshall
Rapoport Chair in Economics & Public Affairs
University of Texas – Austin
Former United States Secretary of Labor
Austin, TX

Charles Ogletree, Jr.
Professor of Law
Harvard Law School
Cambridge, MA

Michele Roberts
Executive Director
National Basketball Players Association
New York, NY

Mark J. Rochon
Miller & Chevalier Chartered 
Washington, D.C. 

Claudia Saari
Circuit Public Defender
Stone Mountain Circuit Public Defender Office
Stone Mountain, GA

Mark Stephens
The Law Office of Mark E. Stephens 
Knoxville, TN

Sheel Tyle
Founder & CEO
Spring, TX

Ian Yankwitt*
Tortoise Investment Management
New York, NY

*Advisory Board Member Emeritus

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John Lindner — St. Tammany Parish, LA
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