Jeff Dubner is Senior Counsel at Democracy Forward. Prior to joining Democracy Forward, Jeff worked at Cohen Milstein Sellers & Toll, specializing in antitrust law and class actions. Jeff has represented individuals, small businesses, and unions in a variety of state and federal actions, helping to obtain more than a billion dollars in relief for individuals and companies injured by corporate wrongdoing. He also represents inmates at the Louisiana State Penitentiary in Angola, Louisiana, the largest maximum security prison in the country, in a challenge to the prison’s health care system under the Eighth Amendment and the Americans with Disabilities Act. He has been recognized as a “Rising Star” by both National Law Journal and Super Lawyers, and was honored for “Outstanding Antitrust Litigation Achievement by a Young Lawyer” by the American Antitrust Institute.

Jeff clerked for Judge Guido Calabresi of the Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit and Judge John G. Koeltl of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York. He graduated magna cum laude from Harvard Law School.

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Multnomah County v. Department of Health & Human Services

Stopping the Administration's continued efforts to politicize Teen Pregnancy Prevention Program grants and violate Congressional mandates.

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American Academy of Pediatrics, et al. v. Food and Drug Administration

Challenging the FDA's refusal to review e-cigarettes and cigars as required by Congress, on behalf of medical organizations and doctors

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Natural Resources Defense Council et al. v. Zinke

Challenging the International Wildlife Conservation Council, an illegal body designed to facilitate the unsustainable trophy hunting of endangered species.

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