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Legal Director



Adriana Piñon serves as the legal director of the ACLU of Texas, providing strategic leadership and managing the team’s litigation and non-litigation legal advocacy.

She joined the ACLU of Texas in 2012 as a senior staff attorney and later served as policy counsel and senior staff attorney. Her work has focused on a variety of constitutional issues on the state and local level, including her involvement in a high-profile case challenging Texas’ six-week abortion ban, S.B.8. 

Prior to working at the ACLU of Texas, Adriana was a staff attorney at the New York Civil Liberties Union, where she litigated cases concerning violations of equal protection, the fourth amendment, free speech, and due process, among other constitutional matters. 

Adriana graduated magna cum laude from Harvard University in 1998 with a bachelor’s degree in History and Science, and received her law degree from Columbia University School of Law in 2007 with special recognition for her work in international law.