Kim Tignor

Executive Director, Institute of Intellectual Property and Social Justice

Kim Tignor’s expertise includes intellectual property, free expression, tech innovation, diversity in media, and economic justice. Throughout her career, Kim has focused on legal issues surrounding underprivileged persons and advancing the causes of equality and social justice. She is particularly well-versed in working across multicultural issues and topics of key interest to activists and artists of color.

Her impressive legal experience spans from directing policy at the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law to coordinating state and national level pipeline and advocacy efforts for Presidential judicial nominees at the VENG Group. She received her JD from Georgetown University, and an undergraduate degree in Economics and Information Technology from the College of William and Mary.