Tammie M. Gregg is the Deputy Director for the ACLU’s National Prison Project. Tammie also leads the ACLU’s Stop Solitary campaign. Tammie comes to NPP from a long and distinguished career with the U.S. Department of Justice and other federal agencies. After beginning her career with law firms in Minneapolis and Washington, in 2000 she joined DOJ as a trial attorney in the Civil Rights Division. From 2003 to 2011 she was a senior attorney in the Special Litigation Section, where she worked on cases involving prisons, jails, and policing. She rose to the level of Principal Deputy Chief of the Section, where she provided day-to-day supervision to a staff of over 70 people.
Tammie is a 1995 cum laude graduate of Howard University Law School, where she received the Lloyd MacMahon Fellowship, a Merit Scholarship, and three American Jurisprudence Awards. She is currently in the process of adopting a 10-year-old son and enjoys cardio-kickboxing and reading for pleasure any chance she gets.