Counsel, Protect Democracy
Genevieve Nadeau is a Counsel with the nonpartisan nonprofit Protect Democracy. In that role, she works with a team of lawyers, policy advocates, and other professional staff to develop legal, policy, and communications strategies to defend the rule of law and guard against democratic decline. Among other things, Genevieve has litigated First Amendment retaliation and voter intimidation cases; helps lead the organization’s efforts to develop strategies to counter political violence; and is helping to lead the Protect Democracy team preparing for post-election litigation. She also serves as the staff lead for the legal and policy work of the National Task Force on Election Crises.
Prior to joining Protect Democracy, Genevieve served in the Office of the Massachusetts Attorney General for over seven years. Genevieve joined the office in 2012 as an Assistant Attorney General in the Civil Rights Division and ultimately served as Chief of the division. She later served as State Enforcement Counsel for the office.
Before joining the Massachusetts Attorney General’s Office, Genevieve practiced labor and employment law in the private sector and served as an attorney-advisor with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.
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