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Jonathan Dame

Supreme Court Assistance Project Fellow

Jonathan is the Alan Morrison Supreme Court Assistance Project Fellow at Public Citizen Litigation Group, where he assists small-firm practitioners and lawyers for non-profit organizations with litigation at the certiorari stage. He previously interned for Congress Watch in the summer of 2012.

Jonathan earned his JD summa cum laude from Georgetown University Law Center, where he received the Francis E. Lucey, S.J. Award for graduating with the highest academic achievement in his class. At Georgetown, Jonathan served as an executive editor of The Georgetown Law Journal and received an Associate Dean’s Award for Excellence in Clinic in recognition of his exceptional work as a student attorney on behalf of clients represented by the Appellate Courts Immersion Clinic, which litigates cases before federal and state courts of appeals. While in law school Jonathan also completed internships with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the Appellate Division of the Federal Public Defender for the District of Columbia, and Georgetown Law’s Institute for Constitutional Advocacy and Protection.

Before law school, Jonathan worked as a journalist for six years, mostly for weekly and daily newspapers in Massachusetts. During that time, he won several regional awards, and one national award, for his work. Jonathan earned his BA cum laude, in sociology, from Boston College.