Bruce Hamilton


Senior Staff Attorney



Bruce Hamilton is the senior staff attorney of the ACLU Foundation of Louisiana, which he joined on November 1, 2016. Before joining the ACLU, he worked as a commercial defense attorney, practicing primarily in the areas of insurance and products liability while also actively assisting pro bono clients. He served as a law clerk for former Louisiana Supreme Court Chief Justice Catherine D. “Kitty” Kimball for a year.

He received his juris doctor and graduate diploma in civil law from the LSU Paul M. Hebert Law Center. He graduated magna cum laude, was a member of the Order of the Coif, and served as an associate on the Louisiana Law Review. A former journalist, he worked at The Times-Picayune for five years as a copy editor and reporter. A native of Maryland, he moved to New Orleans in 2002 and has called it home since then.