Kenneth A. Klukowski

Kenneth A. Klukowski

General Counsel, American Civil Rights Union and Senior Counsel, First Liberty Institute

Ken Klukowski served as team leader for the Constitutional Rights Team on the Presidential Transition Team of President Donald J. Trump, and is currently general counsel of the American Civil Rights Union, senior counsel and director of strategic affairs at First Liberty Institute, and senior legal editor for Breitbart News Network. He litigates constitutional cases in the federal judiciary, authors amicus briefs for U.S. Supreme Court and federal appellate cases, and supervises media coverage of the nation’s highest court and legal issues for a media outlet with over 75 million individual monthly readers. Klukowski has served as Special Deputy Attorney General of Indiana, and worked on faculty at Liberty University School of Law. His academic works have been published by journals such as the Federalist Society’s Harvard Journal of Law & Public Policy, and his columns have appeared in the Wall Street Journal and other national publications. His amicus briefs and nine law review articles have been cited by various federal courts and top legal journals. He has participated in numerous Supreme Court cases, and lectured and debated at almost 100 law school events nationwide. Klukowski received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Notre Dame, studied history at Arizona State University, earned his law degree from Scalia Law School at George Mason University, and served as a law clerk to Chief Judge Alice Batchelder on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit.