Justin Cox is a Senior Supervising Attorney in IRAP’s litigation department. In this role, he works on impact litigation in U.S. courts to advance and defend the rights of refugees, asylum seekers, and other people in need of humanitarian relocation. He also supervises the department’s litigation attorneys.
Prior to joining IRAP, Justin was a staff attorney at the Immigrants’ Rights Project of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) and at the National Immigration Law Center (NILC), and an Arthur Liman fellow at CASA de Maryland. Following law school, Justin served as a law clerk for the Honorable Mark R. Kravitz of the U.S. District Court for the District of Connecticut and for the Honorable Marsha Berzon of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.
Justin obtained a J.D. from Yale Law School, and he graduated summa cum laude from Washington University in St. Louis with a B.A. in Philosophy and Political Science. He is from a small town in Missouri, and he speaks Spanish.
Justin is a member of the Georgia, Maryland, and the District of Columbia bars.