ABOUT USDefending Freedom and Seeking Justice

Our Leadership Team

Michael P. Farris

President, CEO, and General Counsel |

Michael P. Farris is President, CEO, and General Counsel of ADF International. He brings to the position wide recognition for his successful work across the globe.

Alan Sears

Founder |

Alan Sears is founder of ADF International, after serving as the first president, CEO, and general counsel from 1993-2017.

Benjamin W. Bull

Chief Counsel, Executive Director of ADF International |

Benjamin W. Bull serves as chief counsel and executive director of ADF International. Bull has more than 40 years of experience successfully practicing constitutional and human rights law.

Paul Coleman

Senior Counsel, Deputy Director | Paul_ADFIntl

Paul Coleman serves as senior counsel and deputy director of ADF International, overseeing the legal advocacy of all ADF International offices.


Our Advisory Council

Sergio Salvador Aguirre Anguiano

Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of Justice, Mexico

Alfonso Quinonez

Former Ambassador of Guatemala to the Organization of American States

Roger Scruton

Fellow of the RSL, the European Academy of Arts & Sciences & the British Academy

Helen M. Alvaré

Professor of Law, George Mason University School of Law


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