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Mat dos Santos

General Counsel and Managing Attorney

Our Children's Trust


Mat dos Santos is the General Counsel and Managing Attorney at Our Children’s Trust. Mat currently oversees the legal program at Our Children’s Trust, which brings climate litigation on behalf of youth in federal and state courts in the United States and tribunals across the globe. Prior to joining Our Children’s Trust, Mat served as the legal director at the ACLU of Oregon and worked on a variety of civil rights issues including LGBT rights, immigration, and criminal justice reform. Mat is currently on the board of directors at the Transgender Law Center, Latino Network, and the Chosen Family Law Center. When they are not busy fighting for basic human rights, Mat loves spending time writing music and climbing mountains with their partner Clay and two dogs Aela and Tuco.