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Nan Aron is the president and founder of Alliance for Justice, a national association of over 100 public interest and civil rights organizations. A leading voice in public interest law for over 30 years, she founded AFJ in 1979 and guides the organization in its mission to ensure that all Americans have the right and opportunity to secure justice in the courts and to have their voices heard when government makes decisions that affect their lives.

Nan is nationally recognized for her expertise in public interest law, the federal judiciary, and citizen participation in public policy. She has taught at Georgetown and George Washington University Law Schools, and serves on the Dean's Advisory Council at American University's Washington College of Law. Nan is the author of Liberty and Justice for All: Public Interest Law in the 1980s and Beyond, and has appeared as an expert in numerous media outlets.