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Ria Tabacco Mar

Ria Tabacco Mar

ACLU Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender & HIV Project
Staff Attorney
New York, NY, USA


Ria Tabacco Mar is a staff attorney with the national ACLU’s Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender & HIV Project.  Her litigation docket covers a wide range of issues affecting the equal rights of LGBT people, including employment discrimination and the use of religion to discriminate.  In 2016, Ria was named one of the “Best LGBT Lawyers Under 40” by the National LGBT Bar Association.

Prior to joining the ACLU, Ria served as Assistant Counsel at the NAACP Legal Defense & Educational Fund (LDF), where she participated regularly as amicus curiae on cases involving marriage equality and was a member of the Board of Directors of the New York Civil Liberties Union.  Ria served as a law clerk to Judge Victor Marrero of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York and to Judge Julia Smith Gibbons of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit.  She also worked as a litigation associate at Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP.  Ria graduated from New York University School of Law and Harvard College.

Ria Tabacco Mar is associated with the following items:
Web Segment  Web Segment Current Status of Court Decisions Addressing Discrimination Protections for LGBT People - What Is "Sex"? Federal Legal Protections for LGBT People, Thursday, May 25, 2017
Emerging Issues and Best Practices in Sex Discrimination Claims - What Is "Sex"? Federal Legal Protections for LGBT People, Thursday, May 25, 2017
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs What Is "Sex"? Federal Legal Protections for LGBT People, Tuesday, May 30, 2017, San Francisco, CA
Journal Chapter  Journal Chapter Gender Identity Discrimination and Sexual Orientation Discrimination as Sex Discrimination in Federal Law - The Current: The Journal of PLI Press, Vol. 1, No. 1 (Summer 2017), Monday, July 10, 2017
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