Matt Rossell

Campaigns Manager

As Campaigns Manager, Matt Rossell inspires and engages our supporters to participate in Animal Legal Defense Fund’s work and increase our success throughout the organization.

For decades, Matt has dedicated his life to animal protection, serving as Campaigns Director for Beagle Freedom Project and Animal Defenders International, and as the Northwest Director of In Defense of Animals. His leadership has led to many successes and advances in local, state, and federal legislation as well as grassroots advocacy. Matt started as an undercover animal abuse investigator, and those profound early experiences and the animals he met continue to inspire him today.

Matt lives in Los Angeles with his wife, daughter and large family of rescued dogs, cats, and chickens. He loves to rock climb, kayak and stay active outdoors, volunteers for Stray Cat Alliance and serves on the board of Out To Pasture and New Life animal sanctuaries.