President | American Constitution Society
Caroline Fredrickson joined the American Constitution Society (ACS) in 2009 as president. During her tenure, Caroline has helped grow ACS, which now has lawyer chapters across the country, student chapters in nearly every law school in the United States, and thousands of members throughout the nation. Before joining ACS, Caroline served as the director of the ACLU’s Washington legislative office and as general counsel and legal director of NARAL Pro-Choice America. Further, Caroline was chief of staff to Sen. Maria Cantwell and deputy chief of staff to then-Senate Democratic Leader Tom Daschle. During the Clinton administration, she served as special assistant to the president for legislative affairs. In 2013, she was named a Public Member of the Administrative Conference of the United States (ACUS). Caroline is also co-chair of the National Constitution Center’s Coalition of Freedom Advisory Board. In 2015 Caroline was named a Demos Senior Fellow. Caroline received her J.D. from Columbia Law School and her B.A. from Yale University in Russian and East European Studies summa cum laude. She clerked for the Hon. James L. Oakes of the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.