Carmen Longoria-Green is Litigation Counsel at Americans United for Separation of Church and State.
Carmen returned to Americans United after clerking for the Honorable Henry F. Floyd of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit and the Honorable Theodore D. Chuang of the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland. Previously, Carmen served two years as a Madison Fellow at Americans United, during which she contributed to all aspects of AU’s religious-liberty cases in federal and state courts at both the trial and appellate levels. Prior to her fellowship, Carmen clerked for one year for the Honorable Phyllis Thompson of the District of Columbia Court of Appeals.
Carmen earned her J.D., magna cum laude, from Georgetown University Law Center. During law school, she served as the Senior Articles Editor on the American Criminal Law Review, interned with the Department of Justice Civil Division Appellate Staff, was the national champion in the largest domestic moot-court competition in the country, and had her note, an article on the educational rights of homeschooled students, published in the Georgetown Law Journal. She earned her B.A., summa cum laude, in government from Patrick Henry College.
Carmen is a member of the Virginia and D.C. bars. She serves on the board of the Coalition for Responsible Home Education.