Mark Trammell, Esq., Acting General Counsel
Mark Trammell serves as Acting General Counsel of Young America’s Foundation.
In this role, Mark oversees the legal department advising on all legal issues affecting Young America’s Foundation’s headquarters, the Reagan Ranch and Reagan Ranch Center, and the Foundation’s activities throughout the country. He advises on matters of corporate governance, property, insurance and risk management, tax, trademark, and employment law matters. He is also responsible for reviewing and negotiating contracts and agreements.
In addition, Mark oversees YAF’s litigation efforts to advance free speech on both high school and college campuses. In 2017, Mark created YAF’s Censorship Exposed! project, which utilizes public record transparency laws to expose First Amendment abuses in America’s schools.
Prior to joining YAF, Mark served as the Legal Director of the Liberty Center for Law & Policy and as the Director of Public Policy for Liberty Counsel Action. In each of these capacities, Mark advocated for robust First Amendment freedoms, limited government, and individual liberties. Additionally, Mark serves as an Adjunct Professor at Liberty University, where he teaches Nonprofit Law.
Mark is a member of both the Maryland bar and the Virginia bar. He earned his Juris Doctor from Liberty University School of Law. He earned his Bachelor of Science from Union University, where he studied Political Science. Mark currently serves on the Board of Trustees at Gateway Seminary of the Southern Baptist Convention.
Mark resides in Virginia with his wife Kate, and their daughter, Hazel.