Devon Ombres is the senior director for Courts and Legal Policy at American Progress. Before joining American Progress, he served as senior counsel on the House Committee on Oversight and Accountability and as the staff director for the Subcommittee on Civil Rights and Civil Liberties. He also served as senior counsel to Rep. Jamie Raskin (D-MD) from the 115th to 117th Congress, handling the portfolio of policy issues before the House Judiciary Committee.
Prior to moving to Washington, D.C., Ombres was a litigator in Tampa Bay, Florida, and clerked for the Hon. Dorian K. Damoorgian at the Florida 4th District Court of Appeal.
Ombres holds a Master of Laws in law and government, focusing on civil rights, from the American University Washington College of Law. He received his Juris Doctor from Stetson University College of Law and is a graduate of Florida State University. Ombres enjoys spending his free time adventuring with his children and cooking for his family.