Evan_Headshot--High_Res_(1) Evan Wolfson

Evan Wolfson was founder and president of Freedom to Marry, the campaign that won marriage in the U.S., and is considered the architect of the movement now underway globally. Wolfson graduated from Yale College and Harvard Law School; served as a Peace Corps volunteer in Togo; and wrote the book, Why Marriage Matters: America, Equality, and Gay People’s Right to Marry. The National Law Journal named Wolfson one of “the 100 most influential lawyers in America” and Time Magazine named him one of “the 100 most influential people in the world.” As a visiting professor at Georgetown Law and Yale College, and Senior Counsel at Dentons, Wolfson now devotes his time to advising and assisting diverse movements and causes eager to adapt the model and apply the lessons that made the Freedom to Marry campaign so successful.


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