Jessica Marsden

Director of Impact Programs & Counsel, Free & Fair Elections

Jessica Marsden oversees Protect Democracy’s work to ensure free and fair elections, including litigation and advocacy around voting rights and disinformation, as well as Voteshield. She has also led work to combat partisan interference in election administration and to end the use of insecure voting technologies. Before joining Protect Democracy, she launched the Veterans Legal Assistance Project at the University of North Carolina School of Law, where she was an Equal Justice Works Fellow. She has also served as a clerk to the Honorable Susan L. Carney of the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit and the Honorable Keith P. Ellison of the United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas. Jessica received her J.D. from Yale Law School and her B.A. from Yale College.