Molly Burgdorf is Staff Counsel at the Center for National Security Studies. "She is an attorney with a background as a writer, editor, and educator. Before joining our team, Ms. Burgdorf was a congressional legislative consultant for the National Council on Disability, an independent federal agency, where she worked on a range of issues that impact people with disabilities, including civil rights, emergency planning and preparedness, and health care. In this role, she shared information and advice regarding legislative proposals with congressional staff and drafted testimony for hearings before Congress.
"Ms. Burgdorf has conducted policy analysis and legal research on a range of issues affecting the rights and lives of individuals. She has also provided legal assistance to clients including victims of domestic violence and low-income tenants. A graduate of the law school at the University of California, Davis, and a member of the Washington State Bar, Ms. Burgdorf relocated to the Washington D.C. area in 2006, to work on national legislative and policy advocacy."