Rachel Fersh is an attorney and freelance consultant in the D.C. area, working with a variety of clients on legal, business, communications, and human resources issues. From 2011-2013 she was an associate at the D.C. office of Goodwin Procter LLP. Prior to becoming an attorney, Rachel spent two years working at the Committee on States, an organization that worked with donors, political leaders, and grassroots activists on the state level to create lasting progressive change. She also served as a freelance writer, editor, and designer for multiple progressive organizations, and spent eight months as a fellow at the Partnership for Public Service. Rachel received her J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center in 2011, and her B.A. from the University of Pennsylvania in 2006, where she served as student body president. She lives in Washington, D.C.