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Adam A. Marshall

Senior Staff Attorney

Adam A. Marshall is a senior staff attorney at the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press. His work includes litigation in federal and state courts and training journalists on government transparency.

Adam is the co-author of chapters in Troubling Transparency (Columbia University Press, 2018), and COVID-19: The Legal Challenges (Carolina University Press, 2021). His other writings include Access to Public Records and the Role of the News Media in Providing Information About COVID-19 (Journal of National Security Law & Policy, 2020) and Prioritizing the Public's Right to Know in a Pandemic (Wake Forest Journal of Law & Policy, 2021).

Adam is 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.

Adam graduated from The George Washington University Law School with high honors and as a member of the Order of the Coif. Before attending law school, he received a bachelor's degree from Kalamazoo College and studied abroad at the London School of Economics.

You can find Adam on Twitter (@a_marshall_plan) and Mastodon.

Admitted to practice in Maryland and Washington D.C.