Colby M. May is Senior Counsel and Director of the Washington Office of the American Center for Law and Justice (ACLJ). Colby joined the ACLJ in 1994 after practicing law in Washington, D.C. specializing in federal litigation, regulatory proceedings, communications and technology, non-profit tax issues, and First Amendment law.
He is a graduate of the George Mason University School of Law, works with the decision makers on Capitol Hill, and frequently provides legal expertise on issues involving a wide range of pro-family issues. He has testified before Congress many times on issues involving religious liberty, churches and political activity, taxes and faith-based initiatives.
Mr. May is a member of the District of Columbia Bar; Virginia State Bar; Federal Communications Bar Association; Federal Bar Association; National Association of Broadcasters; and Phi Delta Phi (Historian, 1977-79). He is admitted to practice before the Supreme Court of the United States of America; the United States District Court, Eastern District of Virginia; the United States Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit; the United States Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit, the Supreme Court of Virginia; the United States Claims Court; the United States Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit; the District of Columbia Court of Appeals; and, the United States District Court for the District of Columbia.
Mr. May also serves on the board of directors of many civic organizations and currently serves as a director and Secretary of Enterprise Development International, Inc., a public charity fostering micro-economic development in emerging countries of the world, and Enough is Enough!, a pro-family organization working to make the Internet safe for children.
Mr. May resides in McLean, Virginia, with his wife, Nina, and their son, Parke.