perry

Title/Position

Director, Voting Rights Project

Department

Legal

Twitter handle

Perry Grossman is a Supervising Attorney whose work focuses primarily on litigation and advocacy efforts concerning voting rights and election law issues. 

At the NYCLU, Perry’s cases have included New York Immigration Coalition v. U.S. Department of Commerce and New York Immigration Coalition v. Trump, the successful challenges to the Trump Administration’s efforts to put a citizenship question on the 2020 Census and to exclude undocumented immigrants from Congressional apportionment, respectively; NAACP v. East Ramapo Central School District, a successful racial vote dilution case brought under Section 2 of the Voting Rights Act; Hotze v. Hollins, a successful intervention to prevent the disenfranchisement of 127,000 voters in Harris County, Texas who cast their ballots using drive-thru voting in the 2020 election; and successful cases protecting equitable access to early voting for voters in Rockland and Rensselaer Counties.

Perry was also counsel of record for the ACLU on amicus briefs in Gill v. Whitford, a partisan gerrymandering case and New York State Rifle & Pistol Association v. Bruen, a Second Amendment challenge to New York’s regulations on carrying concealed handguns. Perry regularly testifies before state and local legislative bodies concerning voting rights and election administration. He also teaches a seminar on voting rights as an adjunct professor at Fordham Law School and is is an occasional contributor to Slate on legal issues. 

Perry is a graduate of Stanford Law School and Swarthmore College. He was a law clerk for the Hon. Barry G. Silverman of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.