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Larry Ottinger

Larry Ottinger (he/him) is a long-time civil rights and social change lawyer, advocate, and funder. Currently, he is a philanthropy adviser on democracy and economic justice issues. In addition, he founded and chaired Our Maryland, the state’s largest online platform and partner for a just and sustainable future for all Marylanders the past five years. Previously, he served as President of the Center for Lobbying in the Public Interest and in senior roles at the Fannie Mae Foundation, Advancement Project, People For the American Way and the civil rights law firm of Bernabei & Katz. He was a member of the 2007 class of Leadership Maryland and has served on the national NARAL and other nonprofit boards. After graduating from Stanford Law School, he clerked for U.S. District Judge Walter E. Black, Jr. in Baltimore.