Rebekah DeHaven, Associate Director of Strategic Engagement

Rebekah joined ACS in October of 2013 and serves as the Associate Director of Strategic Engagement. In this role, she focuses on judicial nominations and preserving Americans’ access to our civil justice system.
Rebekah graduated magna cum laude from Randolph-Macon College in 2008 with majors in political science and sociology, and a minor in Spanish. She graduated from Berkeley Law School in May of 2013. At Berkeley she participated in the East Bay Community Law Center’s Health Practice, the International Human Rights Law Clinic, and the California Asylum Representation Clinic. She was also a member of the Berkeley Journal of Gender Law & Justice, and served as president of the Student Animal Legal Defense Fund. During her third year of law school she was a student member of the East Bay Community Law Center’s Board of Directors.
Before attending law school Rebekah worked as the Legal Coordinator at the Human Rights Campaign, the nation’s largest LGBT advocacy organization. In her free time Rebekah enjoys reading, hiking, home improvement, animal welfare, and spending time with her own menagerie of animals.