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Tiffany Wright

Deputy General Counsel, Johns Hopkins University

Tiffany R. Wright joined the Johns Hopkins University as Deputy General Counsel in May 2023. Prior to joining Hopkins, Ms. Wright served as Associate Counsel for Racial Justice and Equity to President Joe Biden. In that position, she provided strategic and legal advice to the President, Vice President, and senior White House advisors on a wide array of legal issues, including Title IX, gender and LGBTQ+ equity, reproductive rights, clemency, and religious liberty.

Prior to her White House service, Ms. Wright directed the Civil Rights Clinic at the Howard University School of Law and practiced in the Supreme Court and Appellate practices at two international law firms. She served as a law clerk to Associate Justice Sonia Sotomayor on the U.S. Supreme Court, Judge David S. Tatel on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit, and Judge Royce C. Lamberth on the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia.

Ms. Wright earned her law degree, magna cum laude, from the Georgetown University Law Center, and completed her undergraduate studies at the University of Maryland at College Park. Ms. Wright’s life and work have been profiled by the Washington Post, C-SPAN, USA Today, Reuters, and national podcasts.