David Loy is Legal Director for the ACLU Foundation of San Diego & Imperial Counties. He graduated from Northwestern University School of Law in 1994. After graduation, he clerked for the Honorable Dolores K. Sloviter, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit. He was a staff attorney with Office of the Appellate Defender in New York City and a deputy public defender for the Spokane County Public Defender’s office, as well as a staff attorney with the Center for Justice in Spokane. Loy moved to San Diego in 2004 and initially worked in private practice on civil and criminal motions and appeals. He joined the ACLU in April 2006 and manages a docket of complex civil liberties cases. He has particular expertise in First Amendment and public disclosure law and has litigated numerous cases on those issues in state and federal court. He has served on the Southern District Lawyer Representative Committee and previously served on the board of California Appellate Defense Counsel. He currently serves on the board of the American Constitution Society’s San Diego Lawyers Chapter. Loy was named one of San Diego’s Top Attorneys 2009 and 2010 by San Diego Daily Transcript. Loy has a law degree from Northwestern and a B.A. from Brown, and he is licensed to practice in California and New York (with inactive licenses in Illinois and Washington).
Courses include: Media Law