Lisa Bixby is a Legal Fellow in the MacArthur Justice Center’s Supreme Court and Appellate Program. She litigates prison conditions, police misconduct, and other civil rights cases in appellate courts around the country, with a particular focus on representing survivors of prison sexual violence.
Prior to joining the MacArthur Justice Center, Lisa was a Skadden Fellow at Legal Aid at Work, where she represented low-income workers who faced discrimination and harassment because of their gender, gender identity, or sexual orientation. Lisa also served as voting rights counsel to the Arizona Secretary of State during the 2020 election and the Arizona Democratic Party during the 2018 election. She previously clerked for Judge Richard A. Paez on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.
Lisa received her J.D. from Stanford Law School and her B.A., summa cum laude, from Arizona State University. Before law school, she worked for the Arizona state legislature, an international NGO, and a no-kill animal shelter.
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