Brian Raum serves as senior counsel with the Alliance Defense Fund at its headquarters in Scottsdale, Arizona, where he works on cases around the country as the head of its Marriage Litigation Team. Having earned his J.D. from the Regent University School of Law, Raum has been practicing law since 1995. He is admitted to the bar in New York and Virginia, along with the federal bars in all the districts of New York, as well as the Central District of Illinois and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second, Third, Seventh, Ninth, and Federal Circuits. Before joining ADF in 2006, Raum served as the New York State Director for the American Center for Law and Justice and then worked in private practice in New York City, concentrating on constitutional and civil rights litigation.