Adam Fernandez (JD 2012)

Kian Ronnasi

Employer: Lawyers for Good Government
Title:VP of Policy & Strategic Engagement
Practice Area:  Legislative Advocacy & Civil Rights

 Adam is the Vice President of Policy and Strategic Engagement at Lawyers for Good Government (L4GG).  Adam manages L4GG's policy team building materials to help lawyers advocate for social change and the Lawyers for Racial Justice initiative — building partnerships with civil and human rights organizations to ensure equal and equitable rights, opportunities, and justice for all.   Prior to joining L4GG, Adam spent nearly a decade working with the Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund (MALDEF), advocating on behalf of civil and human rights as a registered lobbyist in DC. Adam managed several coalitions of diverse advocacy organizations, including co-chairing the Education Task Force of the Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights and the Hispanic Education Coalition.   

In his own words: WCL provided me with the DC and nonprofit connections through its externship program that led me to where I am today.