Anna Marie Gallagher became executive director of CLINIC in February 2019. She has practiced immigration and refugee law for more than three decades. Her experience has included teaching law at the University of Deusto in Spain and at Georgetown University Law Center, and co-founding human rights organizations in Europe and Guatemala.
Immediately before joining CLINIC, Gallagher was a shareholder and head of the litigation practice area for Maggio + Kattar. Earlier, she worked as a consultant in Europe to organizations (including Jesuit Refugee Service) with a focus on policy planning and analysis, training and research on refugee and migration issues.