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Kaili Moss

Staff Attorney, Justice Project

Kaili Moss (she/her) joined the Advancement Project in 2022 as a Justice Project Staff Attorney. Prior to joining AP, Kaili was a Legal Fellow at the American Civil Liberties Union of Kentucky. During her fellowship, her work mainly focused on students’ rights, First Amendment law, and reproductive justice post-Dobbs. She also litigated cases at the state and federal level against police and prisons, including a class action lawsuit against Louisville Metro Government and the police department on behalf of local groups and activists whose constitutional rights were violated during the uprisings following the murder of Breonna Taylor.

Kaili is a first-generation college and law student. She is a graduate of George Mason University, where she earned a B.S. in Criminology, Law, and Society with a minor in Psychology. She earned her JD from William and Mary Law School, where she was active in her school’s Black Law Students Association and an Articles Editor for William and Mary’s Journal of Race, Gender, and Social Justice. As a law student, she worked as a student attorney at the Legal Aid Society of Eastern Virginia and as a law clerk at Bread for the City, a Washington DC-based civil rights organization. In 2017, she was the recipient of the Oliver Hill Civil Rights Scholarship. Following graduation, she clerked for the Honorable Tiffany H. Anderson in Prince George’s County, Maryland.

Kaili is also the author of “Black Hair(tage): Career Liability or Civil Rights Issue?” published in Volume 25 of William and Mary’s Journal of Race, Gender, and Social Justice.

Kaili is licensed to practice law in Maryland and Kentucky.