Shelley Friedland is a Senior Legal Assistant at Democracy Forward.

Prior to joining Democracy Forward, Shelley was a paralegal at Harmon, Curran, Spielberg, & Eisenberg, LLP, where she assisted attorneys in incorporating nonprofit organizations and guided nonprofit clients through the federal and state tax exemption application processes.

Shelley received her B.A in Political Science from The George Washington University. She is passionate about the intersection of the law, justice, and nonprofit landscape and hopes to pursue a J.D.