Jill E. Adams
Jill E. Adams, J.D., is executive director of If/When/How: Lawyering for Reproductive Justice where she spearheads vision and development, leads fundraising efforts, and oversees partnerships and public relations. Since 2003, she’s straddled the academic and activist realms, fostering greater connections and collaborations between them. She was previously the founder and strategy director of the SIA Legal Team, founding executive director of the Center on Reproductive Rights and Justice at UC Berkeley, and the executive director of Law Students for Reproductive Justice. Adams has taught Topics in Reproductive Justice to JD, LLM, MPH, and MPP students and is executive editor of Cases on Reproductive Rights and Justice (Foundation Press, 2015), the first legal textbook on the subject. She proudly serves as president of the California Coalition for Reproductive Freedom and as an advisor to various advocacy and literary ventures.