Lucy Lang is Executive Director of the Institute for Innovation in Prosecution. She previously served as an Assistant District Attorney in Manhattan for 12 years, where she investigated and prosecuted violent street crime and homicides, and most recently served as Special Counsel for Policy and Projects and Executive Director of the Manhattan D.A. Academy, a resource for professionals working at the intersection of law and public policy. Lucy is a graduate of Swarthmore College, where she serves on the Board of Managers, and Columbia Law School, where she serves as a Lecturer-in-Law. Lucy was named a 2015 Rising Star by the New York Law Journal, and was a 2017 Presidential Leadership Scholar.