Senior Advisor

Washington, DC

As senior advisor, Nancy Zirkin brings decades of policy and advocacy experience and extensive relationships to the benefit of Raben's clients and staff. Since 1971, Nancy M. Zirkin has worked to advocate for public policy that improves the lives of all people by promoting civil and constitutional rights and equity in education and in the workplace. 

From 2001-2017, Nancy was the executive vice president and director of policy at The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights and The Leadership Conference Education Fund. In that role, she led lobbying efforts on an extensive array of issues, including education, financial reform, voting rights, disability rights, LGBTQ rights, and criminal justice reform.