Tracey L. Brown is Managing Partner at The Cochran Firm in New York, where she specializes in employment discrimination, civil rights and municipal liability and is National Chair of the Civil Rights Practice Group. Ms. Brown also leads business development, strategic planning, ethics guidance, corporate giving and diversity initiatives at the firm. Prior to joining The Cochran Firm, Ms. Brown was Senior Counsel at the Federal Trade Commission in Washington, DC, where she litigated consumer fraud cases, including a $70 million judgment in a case on behalf of consumers who had been victims of Internet credit card fraud. Ms. Brown also served as a Deputy District Attorney for the County of Los Angeles where she tried more than seventy cases before juries and judges.
Alliance for Justice is a national association of 120 organizations, representing a broad array of groups committed to progressive values and the creation of an equitable, just, and free society. Since 1979, AFJ has been the leader in advocacy for a federal judiciary that advances core constitutional values, preserves human rights and access to the courts, and adheres to the even-handed administration of justice for all Americans. More information regarding Alliance for Justice can be found at https://www.afj.org/
Ben Wilson is a leader on ethics, compliance, and diversity and inclusion. Ben has been lead counsel in numerous complex environmental litigation and regulatory matters for major consumer product corporations, retailers, oil and gas companies, municipalities, and developers.
Nicole Austin-Hillery is Human Rights Watch’s inaugural U.S. Program Executive Director. In this newly created role, Ms. Austin-Hillery leads Human Rights Watch’s efforts to end violations in abusive systems within the United States.
William R. (Billy) Martin is a partner in the Washington, D.C., office of Barnes & Thornburg. As one of the top trial attorneys in the U.S., Billy represents corporations and leading individuals in politics, sports and entertainment, and he has tried more than 150 jury trials across the country. He is a member of the firm's Litigation Department and the White Collar Practice Group.