Christine P. Sun works on a wide range of constitutional issues in addition to leading the Southern Poverty Law Center’s LGBT-rights advocacy efforts. She is a prominent civil rights attorney with extensive experience in protecting the rights of LGBT clients. The National LGBT Bar Association has recognized her as one of the Best LGBT Lawyers under 40. She has spoken nationally and internationally on civil rights issues, including most recently through a program facilitated by the U.S. Department of State. Previously, she was Senior Counsel for the ACLU’s LGBT and AIDS Project and worked in private practice at Keker & Van Nest in San Francisco and at Clearly Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton in New York. She has also served as a law clerk for federal judge Robert L. Carter of the Southern District of New York. She is a graduate of New York University School of Law, where she was an editor of the Law Review, and the University of California at Berkeley.
Follow Christine on Twitter @ChristineSPLC.