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Legal Director


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Jeanne LoCicero is the Legal Director of the American Civil Liberties Union of New Jersey. She supervises the litigation program and related advocacy of the ACLU-NJ’s Legal Department and manages its 10+ person staff. Jeanne joined the ACLU-NJ as a staff attorney in 2004 and served as its Deputy Legal Director for ten years prior to becoming legal director in 2018. She has litigated and advocated in a wide range of civil rights and civil liberties cases, with a focus on prison conditions, racial equity, LGBTQ rights, women’s rights, and reproductive health. She has been honored by her law school alumni association for her public service and by Garden State Equality for her advocacy on behalf of transgender and nonbinary people. She is a trustee of the Association of the Federal Bar of New Jersey and serves on other legal and policy committees. Jeanne started her legal career as a legal fellow at the ACLU of Alabama after graduating with highest honors from Rutgers School of Law – Newark. She spent three years as a litigation associate at Debevoise & Plimpton before joining the ACLU-NJ.