Attorney, Consultant, and Writer in Washington, DC
Lisalyn R. Jacobs is the CEO, of Just Solutions: Bringing in justice to counteract injustice, and the former V.P. (for 13 years) of Government Relations for Legal Momentum (formerly NOW Legal Defense & Education Fund). She advises clients on a variety of issues including campus sexual assault, workplace and other economic protections for victims of domestic and sexual violence, and stalking, racial equity, 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, "Workplace Discrimination and Termination for Survivors: Rights and Options," in Guidebook on Consumer and Economic Civil Legal Advocacy for 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).
Contact me: [email protected]