Keynote Speakers

Jane Velez-Mitchell

Television Journalist, Author


Meena Alagappan

Executive Director, Humane Education Advocates Reaching Teachers (HEART)

David Benzaquen

Founder and CEO, PlantBased Solutions

Patrick Brown

Professor of Biochemistry, Stanford School of Medicine; Member, Stanford Cancer Institute

Taimie L. Bryant

Professor of Law, UCLA School of Law

David N. Cassuto

Professor of Law, Pace Law School; Director, Brazil-American Institute for Law and Environment (BAILE)

Maneesha Deckha

Associate Professor, University of Victoria, Faculty of Law

Carter Dillard

Director of Litigation, Animal Legal Defense Fund

David Favre

Professor of Law, Michigan State University College of Law

Pamela D. Frasch

Assistant Dean, Animal Law Program & Executive Director, Center for Animal Law Studies

Chris Green

Director of Legislative Affairs, Animal Legal Defense Fund

Pamela Hart

Director, Animal Law Program, Animal Legal Defense Fund

Scott Heiser

Director, Criminal Justice Program, Animal Legal Defense Fund

Kathy Hessler

Clinical Professor of Law, Lewis & Clark Law School

Jenni James

Litigation Fellow, Animal Legal Defense Fund

Steve Johansen

Professor of Law and Director, Legal Analsysis and Writing Program, Lewis and Clark Law School

Claire Jean Kim

Associate Professor of Political Science, School of Social Sciences, University of California – Irvine

Robert Klonoff

Dean and Professor of Law, Lewis & Clark Law School

Kelly Levenda

Fellow, Animal Law Program, Animal Legal Defense Fund

Matthew Liebman

Senior Attorney, Animal Legal Defense Fund,

Tom Linney

Pro Bono Coordinator, Animal Law Defense Fund

Paul Locke

Associate Professor, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

Patty Lovera

Assistant Director, Food and Water Watch

M. Elizabeth Magill

Richard E. Lang professor of law and Dean, Stanford Law School

Justin Marceau

Associate Professor, University of Denver, Sturm College of Law

Richard P. Matthews

Senior Trial Consultant, Juryology – Trial Consulting & Jury Studies

Russ Mead

General Counsel of Animal Law Coalition

Nicole Pallotta

Student Programs Coordinator, Animal Legal Defense Fund

Gavin Parsons

Partner, Troutman Sanders LLP

Nicole Roth

Contract Attorney, Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe; Board Member, Animal Legal Defense Fund

Scott Sargent

Captain II, Use of Force Division, The Los Angeles Police Department

Deborah Sivas

Luke W. Cole Professor of Environmental Law and Director, Environmental Law Clinic, Stanford Law School

Karen L. Snell

Civil Rights Attorney

Jen Sorenson

Attorney, Natural Resources Defense Council

Josh Tetrick

CEO, Hampton Creek Foods

Joyce Tischler

Founder and General Counsel, Animal Legal Defense Fund

Paul Waldau

Associate Professor, Canisius College

Stephen Wells

executive director, Animal Legal Defense Fund