Tom Linney works with ALDF's Animal Law Program and is a graduate of the University of Texas School of Law where he helped establish the school's first Student Animal Legal Defense Fund chapter.
Maneesha Deckha joined the University of Victoria Faculty of Law in Victoria, Canada, as an Assistant Professor in 2002 after completing her graduate thesis on gender and cultural equality at Columbia Law School.
David Wolfson is a partner in the Global Corporate Group at Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP. He currently teaches animal law as a lecturer-in-law at Columbia Law School and an adjunct professor at NYU Law School.
Steven M. Wise, author of Rattling the Cage, Drawing the Line, Though the Heavens May Fall, and An American Trilogy: Death, Slavery, and Dominion on the Banks of the Cape Fear River is the founder and president of the Center for the Expansion of Fundamental Rights.
Paul Locke, an environmental health scientist and attorney, is an associate professor at the Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health in the Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Division of Toxicology.