About David Hacker

ADF Attorney David Hacker


David J. Hacker serves as senior legal counsel with Alliance Defending Freedom at its Sacramento, California Regional Service Center, where he litigates cases to uphold the constitutionally protected rights of Christian students, faculty, and staff at public schools and universities across the nation. He joined Alliance Defending Freedom in 2005 and is admitted to the bar in Illinois and California, as well as the United States Supreme Court and multiple federal courts. Hacker has practiced law since 2004 and earned his J.D. from Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri. He also served as an Alliance Defending Freedom Blackstone Legal Fellowship intern at the Pacific Justice Institute and is a 2002 Blackstone Fellow. Before joining Alliance Defending Freedom, he practiced in a private Chicago firm.