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Kailey McNeal

Law Student

The George Washington University Law School

Kailey McNeal is a graduating third-year law student at The George Washington University Law School. Throughout high school and college, she worked on animal protection legislation in her home state of Texas. She is particularly passionate about the racial justice implications of animal-friendly legislation. At GW, Kailey was a member of the Black Law Students Association and the student leader of the Animal Welfare Project, for which she testified in front of DC Council, compiled legal research, and drafted and advocated for legislation to improve the lives of animals and people in the District. In October, she will begin work as a First-Year Associate for the Jones Day Washington, DC office, pending successful admission to the bar. Kailey is currently a Young Lawyer Vice Chair for the American Bar Association’s Animal Law Committee and a member of the TIPS Committee on Diversity and Inclusion.


Kailey McNeal
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