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As many across the country seek to unpack and understand the breadth and implications of the Supreme Court's rulings on DOMA and Prop 8, Lambda Legal has a distinguished team of senior attorneys with significant experience at the Supreme Court level who are available for media interviews.  Each of these attorneys participated in the litigation before the Court and in marriage equality cases in California, Iowa, New York and Illinois.

 

Legal Director Jon Davidson

Marriage Project Director Camilla Taylor

As a senior strategist and litigator with 20 years experience, Jon is at the forefront of the movement for equality for LGBT people and people with HIV.  Jon led Lambda Legal’s efforts to win marriage at the California Supreme Court and has played a key role in California marriage efforts at each step of the way. Jon Jon was a lead attorney on our DOMA challenge, attended the DOMA and Prop 8 Supreme Court arguments, co-authored many of our briefs on these matters, and wrote highly popular blog posts explaining the legal issues to the public.  Jon is available from our offices in Los Angeles. Here is Jon explaining DOMA on camera and Jon on KABC News in LA.

 

Camilla was lead attorney in our breakthrough marriage victory in Iowa in 2009 and leads Lambda Legal’s marriage project efforts across the country.  She appeared recently on MSNBC's "UP with Chris Hayes," is a terrific media spokesperson and also attended the DOMA and Prop 8 Supreme Court arguments.  Camilla is available from our Chicago office. Here is Camilla on Fox News in Chicago.

 

 

 

 

Susan Sommer, Director of Constitutional Litigation

Kevin Cathcart, Executive Director of Lambda Legal

Susan is a senior member of the litigation team at Lambda Legal and authored Lambda Legal’s friend-of-the-court brief filed at the U.S. Supreme Court in the case against DOMA. Susan was very involved in the work to establish marriage equality in New York, Maryland and elsewhere. Susan was among the legal team for the 2003 landmark U. S. Supreme Court victory in our Lawrence v. Texas case. Susan is based in our Headquarters office in New York. Here is Susan on WABC-TV Channel 7 in New York.

 

 

 

Kevin is considered the "dean" of the LGBT legal rights movement and has led Lambda Legal for more than 20 years, having been the Executive Director of GLAD before that.  He has a big picture perspective on where the LGBT movement is now and how we got here. He can explain the legal issues, and also answer questions about what this all means for LGBT people and for our country. Kevin is based at our Headquarters office in New York. Here's Kevin on CSPAN's Washington Journal talking  about the state of gay rights in the U.S. and how the LGBT community was reacting to President Obama’s call for equal rights in his inauguration and here is Kevin on NY1 recently discussing the Obama administration's decision to stop defending DOMA.

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