Staff Attorney ACLU
Chase Strangio is a Staff Attorney with the ACLU’s LGBT & HIV Project. He was counsel for Chelsea Manning in her lawsuit against the Department of Defense for denial of health care related to gender transition and was part of the team that organized around her commutation. He has also worked on lawsuits challenging North Carolina’s infamous anti-trans laws, HB2 and HB142, and on Gavin Grimm’s trans rights case before the United States Supreme Court. He is currently part of the legal team at the ACLU challenging President Trump’s ban on open military service by transgender individuals. In his free time he organizes around ending cash bail and hangs out with his kid. Chase is a graduate of Grinnell College and Northeastern University School of Law.