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Sean J. Young

Legal Director

ACLU of Georgia


Sean J. Young is the Legal Director of the ACLU of Georgia. He has been actively involved in litigating cases around the country challenging discriminatory voter identification requirements, cutbacks to early voting and same-day registration, and other attempts to make it harder to vote. Prior to joining the ACLU, he was a judicial law clerk at both the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit and the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York. He also served as an associate at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP, where he litigated a variety of pro bono matters involving civil rights, fair housing, and racial justice issues. He has published articles in the Yale Journal of Health Policy, Law, and Ethics and the Florida Coastal Law Review. Sean is a graduate of Yale Law School and Duke University.