Alicia Bannon

speaker Alicia Bannon

If you asked most people should a judge be hearing a case involving a major campaign contributor, I think most people would be shocked that's even a question.

Alicia Bannon is the Director of the Judiciary Program at the Brennan Center for Justice, where she focuses on promoting a fair judicial system.  Bannon is an experienced constitutional lawyer and an expert on court reform, access to justice in the legal system, electoral redistricting, and fair representation in government. She manages the Brennan Center’s projects on fair courts and redistricting, overseeing teams of lawyers and researchers engaged in policy advocacy, litigation, legislative campaigns, and research and analysis.

Bannon clerked for the Hon. Sonia Sotomayor in the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit and the Hon. Kimba M. Wood in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York.