Neil Weare

Equally American

Neil Weare is President and Founder of Equally American, a non-profit organization committed to achieving equal rights for the nearly 4 million Americans living in U.S. territories. Raised in the U.S. territory of Guam, he worked for Guam’s non-voting Delegate to Congress prior to attending Yale Law School. His legal career has focused on civil rights and non-profit advocacy, serving as an Associate at Trister, Ross, Schadler & Gold, PLLC, Litigation Counsel and Supreme Court Fellow at Constitutional Accountability Center, and as a Thomas Emerson Fellow at David Rosen & Associates. He clerked on the Alaska Supreme Court for Justice Morgan Christen, now a Judge on the Ninth Circuit. His commentary has appeared in the New York Times, the Washington Post,, the Huffington Post, and other media outlets. He also competed in the 2004 Athens Olympics.