Sherrilyn Ifill is an American lawyer.
A lawyer is a person who practices law, as an advocate, barrister, attorney, counselor or solicitor or chartered legal executive.
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She is a law professor and President and Director-Counsel of the NAACP Legal Defense Fund.
The NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc. is a leading United States civil rights organization and law firm based in New York City.
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She is the Legal Defense Fund's seventh President since Thurgood Marshall founded the organization in 1940.
Thurgood Marshall was an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States, serving from October 1967 until October 1991.