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  • September 1, 2023
    Jordan Carpenter serves as legal counsel for the Center for Legislative Advocacy at Alliance Defending Freedom where he focuses on legislation protecting parental rights. Before joining ADF, Carpenter was executive vice president and general counsel for Artisent Floors in Memphis, Tennessee. He also practiced as an associate with a civil defense litigation firm in Chattanooga. Prior to becoming an attorney, Carpenter served as a psychological operations specialist in the United States Army and Army Reserve. He deployed to Afghanistan and Iraq, earning the Bronze Star Medal, Joint Service ...
  • September 1, 2023
    Abigail Bongiorno serves as legal counsel with the Church and Ministry Alliance at Alliance Defending Freedom. Bongiorno practices First Amendment law, primarily advising Church and Ministry Alliance members to best protect their religious liberty rights. Prior to joining ADF, Bongiorno worked for Thomas More Society, where she assisted in upholding the First Amendment rights of pro-life organizations and advocates. Bongiorno earned her J.D. from University of Wisconsin Law and obtained her B.A., summa cum laude , in Political Science and Spanish from Eastern Michigan University. She is a 2017 ...
  • September 1, 2023
    Sierra Brown serves as legal counsel with Alliance Defending Freedom. She advises members of ADF’s Church and Ministry Alliance on issues involving their religious liberty and helps protect their constitutional rights. Prior to joining ADF, Brown was an associate with a top national firm where she litigated large complex commercial and employment disputes. Brown earned her bachelor’s degree, summa cum laude , in Journalism and Mass Communication from Arizona State University, and her law degree, cum laude , from ASU’s Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law. While in law school, she served as ...
  • July 26, 2023
    Pat Piccolo serves as legal counsel with Alliance Defending Freedom. He primarily assists members of the Church and Ministry Alliance with protecting their constitutional freedoms and navigating religious liberty issues. Prior to joining ADF, Piccolo clerked in a Virginia Circuit Court and worked in private practice, where he represented landowners facing condemnations and businesses navigating a wide array of commercial disputes. Piccolo earned his J.D. from the University of Virginia School of Law in 2016. He obtained his B.A. in history and religious studies from the University of Virginia ...
  • June 8, 2023
    Lisa Fullerton is the President and CEO of A Novel Idea, dba Auntie Anne’s Pretzels and Cinnabon, which has been a multi-unit franchise operator in San Antonio, Texas since 2000. Lisa has been heavily involved in serving her community in a variety of capacities. She’s been a supporter and past board member of the San Antonio Clubhouse, which supports adults living with mental health diagnoses. Her business was one of the first San Antonio employers to hire clubhouse members through the group’s first ever Transitional Employment Program. To date, A Novel Idea has employed dozens of clubhouse ...
  • May 10, 2023
    Tim Garrison serves as senior counsel for Alliance Defending Freedom’s Center for Life.
  • March 31, 2023
    Cody Barnett serves as legal counsel on Alliance Defending Freedom’s Appellate Advocacy Team, where he represents various ADF clients before appellate courts across the country.
  • March 10, 2023
    Jim Campbell serves as chief legal counsel with Alliance Defending Freedom, where he leads the U.S. Legal Advocacy team. In that role, Campbell oversees all U.S. litigation teams, Allied Legal Affairs, the Church and Ministry Alliance, and advocacy strategy. Prior to joining ADF in March 2023, Campbell was the solicitor general in the office of Nebraska Attorney General Douglas J. Peterson and Michael T. Hilgers. In that role, he represented the state of Nebraska in cases before state and federal courts and oversaw all civil appeals for the state. In February 2023, Campbell argued Biden v ...
  • February 24, 2023
    Caroline Reeves serves as Strategic Communications Writer at Alliance Defending Freedom
  • February 23, 2023
    Jake Warner serves as legal counsel for Alliance Defending Freedom’s Appellate Team.