Catherine Glenn Foster, M.A., J.D., serves as President & CEO of Americans United for Life.
Americans United for Life is America’s original national pro-life organization, the nation’s premier pro-life legal team whose strategists have been involved in every pro-life case before the U.S. Supreme Court since Roe v. Wade.
Catherine earned her J.D. at Georgetown University Law Center, an M.A. in French from the University of South Florida, and a B.A. in History and French from Berry College. She has litigated many vitally important issues including precedent-setting § 1983. She has authored and testified on numerous domestic, foreign, and international legislation and initiatives, appearing on multiple occasions before the U.S. Senate, the U.S. House of Representatives, and other federal and state bodies and representatives.
Catherine is an experienced keynote speaker and has spoken throughout North America, Europe, and Australia on legal and life-related issues, including debates and lectures at legal seminars on philosophy, political theory, history, constitutional jurisprudence, and public policy analysis. She and her work have appeared extensively in national media and have received awards, including one for an article on human rights relating to embryo adoption.
Before coming to Americans United for Life, Catherine spent seven years with Alliance Defending Freedom and then founded and managed a law practice focusing on respect for the sanctity of human life and support for like-minded organizations.
Catherine is admitted to the bar in Virginia and Washington D.C., as well as the U.S. Supreme Court; the U.S. Courts of Appeals for the 1st, 5th, 8th, and 9th Circuits; and the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia. She is a member of the American Bar Association and the Federal Bar Association, an inaugural member of the Federalist Society Founders Club, Senior Fellow in Legal Policy at the Charlotte Lozier Institute, and a fellow with the James Wilson Institute on Natural Rights and the American Founding.