University of Wisconsin–Madison

Roy L. Austin, Jr.

raustin@hwglaw.com

Roy L. Austin, Jr.

Roy L. Austin, Jr. is a partner with the law firm of Harris, Wiltshire & Grannis LLP, where he practices trial litigation. Austin was previously Deputy Assistant to President Obama for the Office of Urban Affairs, Justice and Opportunity and a former Deputy Assistant Attorney General, Civil Rights Division and Assistant United States Attorney in Washington, DC.During that time, Austin co-authored a report on Big Data and Civil Rights, worked with the President’s Task Force on 21st Century Policing, helped develop the Police Data Initiative, worked on the expansion of reentry assistance, and was a member of My Brother’s Keeper Task Force.