Washington, DC

Jasmine Burton is a director in Raben's Issue Campaigns practice area, where she brings a strong background in education equity, public policy, and the law.

Prior to joining Raben, Jasmine worked in the Business Affairs Department of ABC Studios, where she negotiated agreements for above-the-line talent, crafted deal memos, and drafted short-form agreements for several of ABC’s shows. She also served as a judicial intern for the Federal District Court in Maryland and for Secretary John King at the U.S. Department of Education. In the short time that she was at the U.S. District Court, she drafted several memorandums, motion briefs, and client letters. While at the Department of Education, she presented to the entire Department the privacy policies on all forty-seven mainstream social media sites and researched how clients can ensure that their information and privacy are maintained on these various networking sites.

Jasmine holds a Juris Doctorate degree from Howard University and a bachelor’s degree from the University of Virginia, as well as a minor in African and African American Studies. While at the University of Virginia, she was captain of the volleyball team, where she was honored as the State of Virginia Rookie of the Year and Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) Freshman of the Year, as well as being named to the ACC All-Second Team and as an East-Coast Region All-American.

In her spare time, she is usually being overly competitive at a recreational volleyball game, attempting to relive her glory days or can be seen trying to explain to bystanders that Carlos Santana is the best guitarist of all time.