Brittany Kauffman is the Director of the Rule One Initiative at IAALS, the Institute for the Advancement of the American Legal System. Kauffman provides legal and empirical research and analysis, works with committees and jurisdictions around the country, assists in developing and disseminating recommendations, and undertakes national outreach and advocacy—all toward the goal of improving the civil justice process in state and federal courts. Kauffman has served as a staff member to the Conference of Chief Justice’s Civil Justice Improvements Committee, and previously worked with the American College of Trial Lawyer’s Task Force on Discovery and Civil Justice. Kauffman joined IAALS in the Spring of 2012 after having practiced for eight years with Arnold & Porter, LLP. She also served as a law clerk to the Honorable Judge Paul J. Kelly, Jr., of the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit.