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Adam A. Marshall

Knight Foundation Litigation Attorney
Adam A. Marshall

Adam A. Marshall is the Knight Litigation Attorney at the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press, a position supported by the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation. His work includes litigation in federal and state courts, writing amicus briefs, and training journalists. Adam is the co-author of a chapter on the federal FOIA in Troubling Transparency (Columbia University Press, 2018), along with Katie Townsend.

Adam a recipient of the President’s Volunteer Service Award and the GW Law Pro Bono Service Recognition Award. In 2017, he was named to the Forbes “30 Under 30: Media” list for his work promoting government transparency, including the development of the FOIA Wiki. He graduated from The George Washington University Law School with high honors and as a member of the Order of the Coif. During law school, he served as an associate for the George Washington International Law Review, volunteered for the Mid-Atlantic Innocence Project, worked as a research assistant for Alan B. Morrison, and served as the president of the GW ACLU student group. Before attending law school, Adam received a bachelor's degree from Kalamazoo College where he graduated magna cum laude, and studied abroad at the London School of Economics.

You can find Adam on Twitter (@a_marshall_plan) or contact him via email at amarshall --at-- rcfp --dot-- org.

Admitted to practice in Maryland and Washington D.C.