Join the Third Act Lawyers Working Group for a discussion With Wendy Weiser of the Democracy Program at the Brennan Center for Justice at NYU School of Law and Marc Elias of the Elias Law Group and a leader on voting rights. Learn how you can help protect our increasingly fragile democracy.

About this event

The Third Act Lawyers Working Group is thrilled to present a one-hour discussion about safeguarding our increasingly fragile democracy and what role the Third Act community can play in this incredibly important effort. We are very privileged to have as guest speakers two nationally prominent leaders at the forefront of the fight to protect and strengthen our democracy—Wendy Weiser and Marc Elias.

Please join us for an enlightening and empowering discussion.

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Wendy Weiser

Wendy Weiser directs the Democracy Program at the Brennan Center for Justice at NYU School of Law, a nonpartisan think tank and public interest law center that works to revitalize, reform, and
defend systems of democracy and justice. Her program focuses on voting rights and elections, money in politics, redistricting and representation, government dysfunction, rule of law, and fair courts.

Marc Elias

Marc Elias

Marc Elias is the founding partner of Elias Law Group, and is a nationally recognized authority on campaign finance, voting rights, and redistricting law. He has successfully argued four cases in the U.S. Supreme Court, as well as dozens of cases in state supreme courts and U.S. courts of appeal. In 2020, Marc and his team litigated and won more than 60 lawsuits against efforts to suppress the vote.