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Lezlie Griffin

Lezlie A. Griffin joined Earthworks in January 2022 as the first Director of Talent and Equity. Lezlie has over ten years of career development and diversity, equity, and inclusion experience. She has held senior leadership positions at two top law schools, The University of Alabama School of Law and most recently at Tulane Law School, where she was Assistant Dean for Career Development & Diversity Initiatives prior to joining Earthworks. Additionally, Lezlie previously practiced labor and employment law with a national labor union, the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME). She remains an active member of The Florida Bar.

Lezlie is a two-time graduate of Tulane Law School, earning both her JD and a Master of Laws in International and Comparative Law. Additionally, she’s a summa cum laude graduate of Troy University with a BS in Broadcast Journalism and Public Relations. Outside of work, Lezlie enjoys traveling, reading, and gardening.


Email: lgriffin [at] earthworks [dot] org
Phone: 202-795-2231 x159