Breanne Palmer is Senior Legal Policy Advisor.

Breanne joined Democracy Forward with significant experience in litigation, community, and policy advocacy, with expertise in immigration issues. Most recently, Breanne served as the first Policy Counsel for Immigration at The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, where she focused on integrating immigration policy issues into the legacy civil rights advocacy space. Prior to The Leadership Conference, Breanne served as Interim Policy and Advocacy Director and as the first Policy and Community Advocacy Counsel at the UndocuBlack Network, where she specialized in immigration advocacy affecting members of the African Diaspora. Breanne is a former Litigation Associate in the D.C. office of Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP, and a former Attorney Advisor with the Department of Justice Executive Office for Immigration Review.

Breanne received her B.A. in Political Science at the University of Florida with magna cum laude honors, and her J.D. from the Georgetown University Law Center with cum laude honors. Breanne is a member of the District of Columbia Bar Association.