Steven Gey Legal Fellow

Alison Tanner is a Steven Gey Legal Fellow at Americans United for Separation of Church and State.

Alison earned her J.D., magna cum laude, from Georgetown University Law Center in 2017. At Georgetown, she was a Public Interest Law Scholar, the editor-in-chief of the Georgetown Journal of Gender and the Law, the president of Georgetown’s chapter of If/When/How, a fellow in the legal writing department, and a student attorney with the Domestic Violence Clinic. She organized a symposium on self-induced abortions and the Hyde Amendment and published a note in the Georgetown Law Journal on fair housing protections for pregnant and parenting students. Alison also interned at the National Women’s Law Center, National Center for Lesbian Rights, AU, and Planned Parenthood Federation of America, and was a summer associate at Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton. Alison earned her B.A. from University of California, Davis.

Alison currently serves on the board of directors of If/When/How, a network of law students and lawyers working towards reproductive justice.