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Ron Fein, John Bonifaz, and Ben Clements
Ron Fein, Legal Director for Free Speech For People, is a constitutional lawyer who previously served as Assistant Regional Counsel in the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, where he received the National Gold Medal for Exceptional Service. He appears regularly on television and in the op-ed pages of the Washington Post, commenting on constitutional matters.
John Bonifaz is the co-Founder and President of Free Speech For People. He previously served as the Executive Director and General Counsel of the National Voting Rights Institute, and as the Legal Director of Voter Action, a national election integrity organization. A distinguished attorney, he has been at the forefront of key voting rights battles across the country for more than two decades, and is a winner of a MacArthur Foundation Fellowship Award.
Ben Clements is the Chair of the Board of Directors of Free Speech For People and Chair of its Legal Committee. He is also a founding partner of the Boston law firm, Clements & Pineault, LLP. His clients have included state and federal governments, candidates for state and federal office, senior public officials, large corporations, and small businesses. He is a former federal prosecutor and former Chief Legal Counsel to Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick.