about Ian

IanI’m an attorney and founding partner at Nussbaum Speir, where I focus on religious organizations, nonprofits, and civil litigation. I lecture in constitutional law and the First Amendment at the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs. I also serve as a Senior Advisor for Human Rights to In Defense of Christians and a contributor to Providence magazine.

I have a B.S. in math and a masters in international affairs. I got my J.D. at Georgetown, where I was an executive editor for the Georgetown Law Journal. After law school, I clerked for the Tenth Circuit.

My family and I live in Colorado Springs, our beloved base camp for exploring Colorado and the Rocky Mountain west.