Lisalyn Jacobs

Attorney, Consultant, and Writer in Washington, DC

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Lisalyn R. Jacobs is the CEO, of Just Solutions: Bringing in justice to counteract injustice, and the former V.P. of Government Relations for Legal Momentum (formerly NOW Legal Defense & Education Fund). She advises federal and non-profit clients on a variety of issues including racial, gender and economic equity, restorative justice, campus sexual violence, workplace and other economic protections for victims of domestic and sexual violence, sexual harassment, and stalking, criminal justice and policing reform, and the intersections of two or more of these issues.

Listed by Women's Media Center for press expertise in sexual and domestic violence, civil rights, education (including affirmative action, Title IX and campus sexual assault). She has been quoted in the New York Times, Huffington Post, Politico, and on NPR. Her work has appeared in the Huffington Post, the Hill, and on Talk Poverty.

Recipient of American Bar Association; Commission on Domestic and Sexual Violence 20/20 Vision Award (2015). Contributor: Michelle Obama's Impact on African American Women and Girls (2018). Author of, “Showing Up: How We See, Speak and Disrupt Racial Inequity Facing Survivors,” (Center for Survivor Agency and Justice, 2017); Co-author of, "The Need for a Uniform Federal Response to the Workplace Impact of Interpersonal Violence," (Georgetown Journal of Gender and the Law, 2010).

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