Deputy Legal Director of State Courts
Zachery Morris serves as Deputy Legal Director, State Courts at Alliance for Justice. He joined AFJ in the summer of 2022.
Zachery has extensive experience as a civil and human rights litigator. Prior to joining AFJ, he most recently served as Counsel at American Oversight, where he led state and federal open records litigation and secured the release of thousands of withheld records tied to sham election audits and threats to democracy throughout the country. Zachery previously worked as Assistant Counsel at the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, where he spearheaded federal civil rights litigation throughout the US South, with a focus on political participation, voting rights, and redistricting. He also served as an international human rights litigator at the Center for Constitutional Rights and has worked in private practice.
Zachery is based in New York City. He earned his B.A. from Stanford University and his J.D. from Stanford Law School.