Jeremy  Gruber

Jeremy Gruber

Jeremy Gruber, lawyer, writer, and public policy advocate, is President and Executive Director of the Council for Responsible Genetics, He’s worked for over twenty years on genetic privacy and non-discrimination legislation at the state and Federal level. He helped author and pass numerous state laws on genetic non-discrimination. He’s a founder and executive committee member of the Coalition for Genetic Fairness, a group of 500 organizations, which advocated for genetic non-discrimination legislation on Capitol Hill and played a major role in the passage of the Genetic Information Non-Discrimination Act by Congress. He worked closely with members of Congress and staff on the Act. He also led the successful campaign to roll back a controversial student genetic testing program at the University of California, Berkeley in 2010. He holds a Juris Doctor from St. John’s University School of Law and a BA in Politics from Brandeis University.