William A. Jacobson
President and Director

William A. Jacobson is a Clinical Professor of Law and Director of the Securities Law Clinic at Cornell Law School. He is a 1981 graduate of Hamilton College and a 1984 graduate of Harvard Law School. Prior to joining the Cornell law faculty in 2007, Professor Jacobson practiced law in New York City (1985-1993) and Providence, Rhode Island (1994-2006), A more complete listing of Professor Jacobson’s professional background is available at the Cornell Law School website.

Professor Jacobson was the founder of Legal Insurrection website in 2008.

You can reach Professor Jacobson via this email.

Anne Sorock Segal
Director and Corporate Secretary

Anne Segal is the founder and president of The Frontier Center, a nonprofit that applies behavioral science methodologies to restore a shared American character rooted in the principles of self-governance. Anne is an expert at identifying the psychographic variables around culture and politics that drive consumer and voter decisions. She also identifies and tracks the development of brands that give rise to new American leaders and mass movements. Her market research is based on behavioral science, and is used to develop corporate, cultural, and political campaigns. She has authored numerous studies on how Americans relate to political brands and conducts quarterly public polling through The Frontier Center’s “Ear to the Ground” Listening Project.

Anne has an MBA from Cornell University and a BA from The Johns Hopkins University.

Martha Wallick
Director and Treasurer

Martha Wallick has been active in the Rhode Island community for decades, including serving at various times as President, Secretary and Chair of the Barrington Public Schools PTO, a Board member of the Barrington Education Foundation, and the Barrington Board of Canvassers. She was a 2016 Rhode Island Elector, and is active in state politics, and worked at the 2016 Republican National Convention as the RI Delegation Aide.


Kemberlee Kaye
Operations and Editorial Director
Managing Editor,

Kemberlee Kaye is a graduate of Texas A&M University and has a background working in immigration law, and as a grassroots organizer, digital media strategist, campaign lackey, and muckraker. Over the years Kemberlee has worked with FreedomWorks, Americans for Prosperity, James O’Keefe’s Project Veritas, and Senate re-election campaigns, among others. Kemberlee is the Senior Contributing Editor of Legal Insurrection website, where she has worked since 2014. She also serves as the Managing Editor for, a research project of the Legal Insurrection Foundation.

Kemberlee, her daughter, and her son live in Texas.

You can reach Kemberlee via this email.

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Ilana Cutler
Investigations Counsel
Donor Relations Manager


Ilana Cutler is a 2004 graduate of the University of Michigan Law School, where she was Note Editor for the Michigan Journal of Law Reform. She also holds a B.A. in Political Science (magna cum laude, 2002) and Masters in Political Management (valedictorian, 2011) from George Washington University. After graduating law school, Ilana worked for several years at a major New York City law firm, representing clients in the health care, financial, and energy sectors. Subsequently, she worked at a global litigation services company. Ilana lives in Maryland with her two daughters, and is an active volunteer at their schools and in the community.

You can reach Ilana via this email.


Ameer Benno
Of Counsel
Litigation Director, Equal Protection Project


Ameer Benno is a civil rights and appellate attorney with the law firm of Benno & Associates P.C. in New York City. He received his bachelor’s degree with honors from Johns Hopkins University, and his law degree from Cornell Law School. Mr. Benno appears frequently on national television and radio news media to give legal analysis and commentary, and he regularly lectures on topics having to do with the U.S. Supreme Court, constitutional law, appellate advocacy and trial practice. He lives with his wife and three daughters on Long Island.

You can reach Ameer via this email.

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Jack Sorock
Attorney, Director of Case & Intake Evaluation,
Equal Protection Project
Research Director,


Jack Sorock works with the Legal Insurrection Foundation as Research Director for and Director of Case & Intake Evaluation of the Equal Protection Project. Jack Sorock is the Research Director at The Frontier Center, where he translates behavioral research insights into implementation, specializing in strategy and campaign design. Previous to his career in market research, he practiced banking and finance law at two prominent firms in New York City. Jack received a B.A. and B.M. from Chapel Hill in 2005, and a J.D. from Washington and Lee University School of Law in 2010.

You can reach Jack via this email.

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Jim Nault
Of Counsel
Research Fellow, Equal Protection Project


Jim Nault is an attorney and a retired U.S. Navy Captain and the former Commanding Officer of USS Toledo (SSN-769), an improved, Tomahawk capable Los Angeles class attack submarine homeported in Groton, CT. He is a 1981 graduate of the United States Naval Academy, has Masters Degrees in Mechanical Engineering and National Security Affairs, and graduated from Cornell Law School with honors in 2011. He is a registered patent attorney and was an intellectual property litigation associate at Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver and Jacobson LLP in New York and at Robinson & Cole LLP in Hartford, CT. He also served as law clerk for Judge Gerald Bard Tjoflat of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit and Judge Vanessa Lynne Bryant of the U.S. District Court for the District of Connecticut.

You can reach Jim via this email.


Kristee Masters
Administrative Coordinator


Kristee graduated from Texas A&M University with a degree in Human Resources. She worked for several years in Oil & Gas, specializing in Human Resources for the offshore drilling sector. Kristee has worked for Pride International, Ensco PLC and Seadrill with a focus on International Employment. She is a devout Texan and believes queso should be a main food group. Kristee and her husband live happily in small town Texas.

You can reach Kristee via this email.