Daniel Suhr - Liberty Justice Center

Daniel Suhr

Daniel Suhr

Daniel Suhr serves as Managing Attorney at the Liberty Justice Center, where he spends every day on the front lines of the fight to preserve our rights and liberties.

With colleague Brian Kelsey, he spearheads LJC’s education reform practice, arguing against the ACLU to save scholarships for low-income parents in Tennessee and demanding that bureaucrats in Arizona do right by children with special needs and military families. Before joining LJC, he served as policy director for Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker, where he helped advance the Badger State’s goal of statewide school choice.

Daniel leads LJC’s practice fighting back against cancel culture. He litigates cases nationwide on behalf of everyday people, think tanks, and citizen groups who are targeted for bullying and harassment because of their beliefs.

As part of our LJC team, Daniel is pursuing a number of precedent-setting cases to establish the full rights of public-sector workers identified in the landmark Janus case. This fits well with his previous work as deputy legal counsel for Governor Walker, where he was among the attorneys defending Wisconsin’s groundbreaking Act 10 reforms to public-sector collective bargaining. Prior to working for Governor Walker, Daniel clerked for Judge Diane Sykes of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit.

Daniel holds a B.A. and J.D. from Marquette University, and master’s degrees from Georgetown University Law Center and the University of Missouri-Columbia. When he’s not pursuing major constitutional cases in court, he can be found writing about them on op-ed pages like the Wall Street Journal, discussing them on Fox News, speaking about them at places like Yale Law School, or arguing about them with equally nerdy friends over beers.

He is a member of Christ Church Mequon, an Eagle Scout, and a fair-weather runner. He’s married to Anna and loves building legos and watching Star Wars with their young sons, Will and Graham.

Contact Daniel at dsuhr@libertyjusticecenter.org.

Resources

LJC sues New York and New Jersey for violating free speech protections recently upheld by U.S. Supreme Court

The Liberty Justice Center, a national public interest law firm that fights for constitutional rights and free speech, has sued the Attorneys General of New York and New Jersey over the states’ unconstitutional policy requiring nonprofits to disclose private information about their donors.

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Taking Woke Education to Court — Real Clear Education

The following article by LJC attorney Daniel Suhr appeared on Real Clear Education on July 2, 2021 Free speech rights for students have always been a difficult issue because schools have unique needs and concerns. But whether it was black armbands to protest the Vietnam War or a picture of Jesus in an art class, courts have consistently recognized that

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Supreme Court ruling in Arizona case expected to have national impact

The following article by Alyssa Marksz and Brooke Newman appeared on Cronkite News on June 30, 2021 At issue in Brnovich v. DNC are Arizona’s bans on ballot collecting and its restrictions on out-of-precinct voting, which were voided by a lower court in 2020 that said the policies limit minority voters’ access to the ballot

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Liberty Justice Center statements on today’s U.S. Supreme Court rulings

To schedule an interview, contact Kristen Williamson at media@libertyjusticecenter.org or 773-809-4403. Supreme Court winning law firm offers comment on Americans for Prosperity Foundation v. Bonta and Brnovich v. Democratic National Committee WASHINGTON, D.C. (July 1, 2021) — Today, the U.S. Supreme Court issued two rulings. The Liberty Justice Center, a national public interest law firm committed to protecting

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