William Ford

Policy Advocate

William Ford is a Policy Specialist at Protect Democracy, where he supports the organization’s work to strengthen legislative guardrails against abuses of executive power. He focuses in particular on reforms to strengthen Congress’s power of the purse and oversight authorities. Ford also supports litigation seeking accountability for abuses of power. Previously, Ford was an Appellate Litigation Fellow in the New York Attorney General’s Office. He has written for Lawfare and interned in the ACLU’s National Security Project. Ford graduated from the College of the Holy Cross with a degree in international studies.