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Tom Warnke - Media Relations Director
213-382-7600 x 247
twarnke@lambdalegal.org

Tom Warnke covers the following regions/states:

Western Region:
Alaska, Arizona, California, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, Washington, Wyoming

South Central Region:
Arkansas, Colorado, Kansas, Louisiana, Nebraska, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas

 

Graciela Gonzalez – Senior Public Information Officer
312-663-4413 x329
ggonzalez@lambdalegal.org

Graciela covers the following regions/states:

Midwest Region:
Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Michigan, Wisconsin, Iowa, Missouri, Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota

 

Samy Nemir – Public Information Officer

212-809-8585 x 240
snemir@lambdalegal.org

Samy Nemir covers the following regions/states:

Southern Region:
Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia

Headquarters Region:
Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island, New York, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Maryland, Delaware, Washington DC

 

Jonathan Adams - Communications Director

212-809-8585 x267
jadams@lambdalegal.org

Press Releases

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Lambda Legal Applauds Passage of House Resolution Condemning Transgender Military Ban

Today, Sharon McGowan, Legal Director and Chief Strategy Officer of Lambda Legal, issued the following statement after the House of Representatives passed a non-binding resolution rejecting President Trump’s ban on transgender people serving openly in the military.

Lambda Legal Elects New Members to Board of Directors

(New York, March 28, 2019) – Lambda Legal announced the election of three new members to serve on its Board of Directors, including: Peter T. Barbur, a litigation partner at Cravath, Swain & Moore LLP; Meg Columbia-Walsh, CEO and founder of tech company Wylei; and Michelle S. Riley, General Counsel & CCO, Americas at Bregal Investments, Inc.

Lambda Legal Announces National CEO Search

(New York, March 28, 2019) – Today, Lambda Legal announced its search for the organization’s next CEO.

NCLR and Lambda Legal Sue Arizona over Anti-LGBTQ Curriculum Law

(Tucson, AZ, March 28, 2019) – The National Center for Lesbian Rights and Lambda Legal, along with law professor Clifford Rosky and pro bono counsel Perkins Coie LLP, today filed a federal lawsuit on behalf of Equality Arizona, including its members who are public school students, challenging the State of Arizona’s anti-LGBTQ curriculum law, which bars students from receiving medically accurate, age-appropriate information about non-heterosexual people in their health education classes.

Lambda Legal Urges Senate Judiciary Committee to Oppose Kenneth Lee

(Washington, DC, March 13, 2019) – Lambda Legal sent a letter to Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Lindsey Graham (R-SC) and Ranking Member Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) urging them to oppose Kenneth Lee, President Trump’s nominee for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.

Lambda Legal: Equality is on the Horizon

(Washington DC, March 13, 2019) – Today, Lambda Legal praised Representatives David Cicilline (D-RI) and Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA) as well as Senators Jeff Merkley (D-OR), Tammy Baldwin (D-WI), and Cory Booker (D-NJ) for introducing H.R. 5, the Equality Act, in the 116th Congress.

Neomi Rao Confirmation is Bad News for LGBT Rights

The U.S. Senate has confirmed Neomi Rao, President Trump’s nominee to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit.

Lambda Legal and TLDEF Sue North Carolina Officials for Denying Health Care Coverage to Transgender Employees And Children

(Greensboro, NC, March 11, 2019)—Lambda Legal and Transgender Legal Defense & Education Fund (TLDEF) filed a federal lawsuit against North Carolina officials today for discrimination in state employee health care.

Kate Clinton to Headline Lambda Legal Annual Fort Lauderdale Reception

(Fort Lauderdale, March 11, 2019) Lambda Legal will host its annual Lambda Legal in Fort Lauderdale reception at the Bonnet House Museum and Gardens on Sunday, March 31, 2019.

U.S. Senate Abandons LGBT Community to Confirm Eric Murphy

(Washington, DC, March 7, 2019) – Today, Sasha Buchert, Senior Attorney at Lambda Legal, issued the following statement after the U.S. Senate confirmed Eric Murphy, President Trump’s nominee to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit:

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