Andrea Johnson is Senior Counsel for State Policy at the National Women’s Law Center. In that role, she coordinates efforts to advance state policies across NWLC’s workplace justice, income security, education, and reproductive rights and health teams, while working directly on legislation and litigation related to pay discrimination, sexual harassment, pregnancy discrimination, and unfair scheduling practices. Prior to joining the Center, Andrea was a law clerk for the Honorable Colleen Kollar-Kotelly on the United States District Court for the District of Columbia and the Honorable Eric T. Washington, Chief Judge of the District of Columbia Court of Appeals. Andrea served as a Legislative Aide for Congresswoman Betty McCollum from Minnesota before attending law school. She received a law degree from Columbia Law School and a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science and French from Macalester College in St. Paul, Minnesota. Andrea is a proud Midwesterner hailing from Mankato, Minnesota.