Jeremy Tedesco, Esq., serves as senior counsel for Alliance Defending Freedom, where he is director of the Center for Conscience Initiatives.
Since joining ADF in 2004, Tedesco has litigated cases protecting religious liberty, free speech, and the sanctity of human life. He was recently co-counsel in Reed v. Town of Gilbert at the U.S. Supreme Court, where he successfully defended the free speech rights of a small church against government discrimination. Tedesco currently specializes in protecting the freedom of conscience of individuals being unjustly forced to compromise their beliefs or else face heavy fines and punishment.
Tedesco earned his J.D. in 2004 from the Regent University School of Law, where he was a recipient of West’s Academic Achievement Award. He is admitted to the U.S. Supreme Court, the state bar of Arizona; the Supreme Court and U.S. District Court of Arizona; the U.S. District Court of Colorado; and the U.S. Courts of Appeals for the 2nd, 3rd, 5th, 6th, 7th, and 9th Circuits.