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). NAGTRI annually trains more than 12,000 participants of the government legal community through in-person and online trainings and provides research and technical assistance to attorney general offices.
Amy’s wide-ranging experience includes having served as an assistant dean of American University Washington College of Law, a partner in the Washington, D.C. office of Jenner & Block LLP, a law clerk for Judge Frank M. Coffin of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit and Judge Leonie M. Brinkema of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia, chief aide to then-American Civil Liberties Union President Nadine Strossen, and a staff assistant 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. She presently serves on the board of the Bannockburn Community Club in Bethesda, Maryland, where she resides with her husband and two children.
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.