Michael D. Berry

Michael D. Berry

Executive Director, Center for Litigation, America First Policy Institute

Michael Berry is the Executive Director of the Center for Litigation at the America First Policy Institute. Prior to that, he was Vice President of External Affairs, Director of Military Affairs and Senior Counsel for First Liberty Institute. He joined First Liberty in 2013 after serving for seven years on active duty as an attorney with the U.S. Marine Corps. Among Mr. Berry’s numerous positions within the Marine Corps, he deployed to Afghanistan in 2008, and from 2009-2012, Mr. Berry served as an Adjunct Professor of Law at the United States Naval Academy. Mr. Berry continues to proudly serve our nation as a member of the Marine Corps Reserve.

As Executive Director of AFPI’s Center for Litigation, Mr. Berry will help build and lead AFPI’s efforts to restore and defend Americans' most fundamental rights. As a recognized subject-matter expert in several areas, Mr. Berry has testified before Congress and he is routinely invited to speak across the nation. Mr. Berry has also been featured hundreds of times in various national media outlets.

Mr. Berry earned his bachelor’s degree from Texas A&M University, and he earned his law degree from The Ohio State University.


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