Aaron Zisser



Aaron Zisser is a trial attorney at the Civil Rights Division of the U.S. Department of Justice. At DOJ, Aaron has conducted and led investigations and compliance monitoring regarding states' compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act's prohibition on unnecessary institutionalization and of state and local prisons and jails regarding allegations of a pattern or practice of a wide range of constitutional violations. He has also investigated and litigated cases involving individuals' access to reproductive health services. Prior to working at DOJ, Aaron was a staff attorney at a disability and civil rights nonprofit in Philadelphia, a fellow/lobbyist at Human Rights First in Washington, and a law clerk to a U.S. District Court judge in Memphis. Aaron graduated cum laude from Georgetown University Law Center, where he participated in the International Women's Human Rights Clinic and earned a certificate in Refugees and Humanitarian Emergencies, and graduated with distinction from UC Berkeley, where he received his BA in Comparative Literature with minors in Creative Writing and Spanish