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Lucy Jane Lang '03

Lucy Jane Lang '03

Lucy Jane Lang ’03 serves as the executive director of the Institute for Innovation in Prosecution at John Jay College.  Prior to that, for 12 years she served in various capacities as a Manhattan Assistant District Attorney, including as special counsel for policy and projects and executive director of the DA’s in-house think tank, the Manhattan DA Academy.   

Lang graduated with high honors in political science from Swarthmore and received her J.D. from Columbia Law School, where she serves as a lecturer-in-law. She is an active supporter of numerous New York City-based community organizations and arts institutions.  

Lang was named a 2015 Rising Star by the New York Law Journal and is a 2017 Presidential Leadership Scholar.