Hannah Finnie is Senior Writer and Executive Communications Advisor at Democracy Forward, where she transforms legal ideas into accessible language. 

Previously Hannah worked to protect and expand access to reproductive rights and health at the National Women’s Law Center, where she also co-founded the staff union. Before that she worked in policy and communications at the Center for American Progress, and also served as the CAP Union President. Hannah has written for a wide variety of leaders, from White House principals to non-profit executives. 

Hannah received her B.A. in mathematics and political science from Emory University and her J.D. from Harvard Law School. In law school she was a member of the Harvard Legal Aid Bureau, representing low-paid workers facing employment issues. She resides in Washington, D.C., with her dog, Willa, and in her spare time likes to write about the intersection of workers’ rights and pop culture.