Kristin Shapiro currently serves as an attorney in the Office of Legal Counsel of the Department of Justice. Prior to joining DOJ, Ms. Shapiro served as an Assistant General Counsel of the U.S. House of Representatives. She received her law degree from Northwestern in 2009, where she graduated magna cum laude and was second in her class. After law school, she clerked for Judge Alex Kozinski. Prior to joining the House, Ms. Shapiro was an associate at Williams & Connolly, where she litigated numerous cases in the Supreme Court and federal courts of appeal and district courts. Ms. Shapiro is also a senior fellow at the Independent Women's Forum, where she has developed a budget-neutral proposal for a federal parental leave policy upon which multiple congressional bills have been based. Ms. Shapiro's commentary has been published by the Wall Street Journal and the New York Times.
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