Federal Advocacy Coordinator

Judith M. Conti, Federal Advocacy Coordinator
jconti@nelp.org
(202) 887-8202, ext. 354
Washington, D.C. office

Areas of Expertise

Unemployment Insurance · Criminal Records and Employment · Enforcement of Workplace Standards · Civil Rights

Biography
Judy joined NELP in 2007 after spending seven years as the Co-Founder and Executive Director of the D.C. Employment Justice Center, a legal service provider devoted to workplace justice in the D.C. metropolitan area.  Judy has developed NELP’s presence in D.C., working to bring the expertise and experience of NELP and its allies to the halls of Congress and relevant agencies.  She has lobbied on issues of income security, job training for workers who have lost jobs due to globalization, and the needs of workers who have criminal records serving as a barrier to full employment.  Before joining NELP, Judy’s work has been widely recognized with awards from the American Bar Association, the Washington Area Women’s Foundation, the Hispanic Bar Association of D.C., and the Echoing Green Foundation.

Education
J.D., College of William and Mary
B.A., Williams College