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Amy Tenney Curren

Amy Tenney Curren is the director of the National Attorneys General Training & Research Institute (NAGTRI), the research and training arm of the National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG).

Amy most recently served as assistant dean of American University Washington College of Law, where she led the academic services functions of the law school, and taught several courses annually, including White Collar Crime.  Amy previously was a partner in the Washington, D.C. office of Jenner & Block LLP, where she was a member of the Government Contracts and White Collar Defense & Investigations practice groups. She also maintained an active criminal pro bono practice.

After law school, Amy clerked for Judge Leonie M. Brinkema of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia and Judge Frank M. Coffin of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit. She also previously served as chief aide to then-American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) President Nadine Strossen and worked for U.S. Representative Carolyn B. Maloney. Her community involvement includes having served on the Board of Advisors for the National Youth Leadership Forum on Law & CSI and the Advisory Board of the Center for American Politics and Citizenship.

Amy received a Juris Doctor magna cum laude from New York Law School, where she was a Snow Scholar and the Supervising Editor of the New York Law School Law Review, and a Bachelor of Arts with High Honors in Government and Politics from the University of Maryland.

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