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Elie Mystal

Elie Mystal

Keynote Speaker: Justice Correspondent, Attorney, Writer & Political Commentator

Elie Mystal Biography

Elie Mystal, is the Justice Correspondent for The Nation, where he writes about politics and social and racial justice. Mystal’s first book, "Allow Me To Retort – A Black Guy’s Guide to the Constitution" was on the NYT’s bestsellers list in April 2022. Mystal was executive editor of Above the Law, a website with around 2,000,000 unique visitors that focuses on law, courts, and justice.

He’s known for writing about the law and politics, breaking down Supreme Court decisions and up to the minute coverage of Supreme Court confirmation battles.

Off the page, Mystal is a legal contributor to the More Perfect podcast, a Radiolab spinoff, on WNYC. He’s appeared regularly on MSNBC since 2018, appearing on "All In With Chris Hayes," "The Beat With Ari Melber," "A.M. Joy with Joy Reid" and "Up with David Gura." On the Radio, Mystal has been a frequent guest on the Brian Lehrer Show, the Dean Obedallah Show, Signal Boost with Zerlina Maxwell. He’s also appeared on "The Mike Huckabee Show," "the Megyn Kelly Show," "Red Eye with Greg Gutfeld," and done various appearances on CNBC and Fox Business about legal industry news.

Mystal received his undergraduate degree in Government from Harvard University, his J.D. from Harvard Law School, and worked as an associate at Debevoise and Plimpton from 2003-2005.

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Elie Mystal Speaking Topics

Why Judges Are Afraid Of Data

Elie Mystal Videos

Elie Mystal: Power Needs To Be Taken Away From The Supreme
Elie Mystal | Allow Me to Retort: A Black Guy's Guide to the
Elie Mystal: A Black Guy's Guide to the Constitution

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What topics does Elie Mystal speak about?

Elie Mystal is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics such as Social Justice, Government, Culture, News & Media, Black Heritage, Civil Rights, Diversity, Writing, Authors, DEI, Social Activism and Political.

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Elie Mystal generally travels from New York, NY, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances.

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Elie Mystal is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics including Social Justice, Government and Culture. The estimated speaking fee range to book Elie Mystal for live events is $30,000 - $50,000, and for virtual events $10,000 - $20,000. Elie Mystal generally travels from New York, NY, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Ijeoma Oluo, Michael Eric Dyson and Dr. Marc Lamont Hill. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Elie Mystal for an upcoming event.

Elie Mystal Speaking Topics

  • Why Judges Are Afraid Of Data

Elie Mystal Videos

Elie Mystal: Power Needs To Be Taken Away From The Supreme
Elie Mystal | Allow Me to Retort: A Black Guy's Guide to the
Elie Mystal: A Black Guy's Guide to the Constitution
Elie Mystal Shares the Reason Behind His Book "Allow Me to Retort"

Elie Mystal Reviews

  • Elie was a pure pleasure, very knowledgeable, and very entertaining.
    Freedom From Religion Foundation (FFRF) - Oct 17 2023

  • Elie was amazing!
    QSIDE Institute - May 03 2023

  • Our staff truly enjoyed having Elie with us and appreciated his views!
    Everytown for Gun Safety - Mar 10 2023

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