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NWLC Staff

Elizabeth Tang

Senior Counsel for Education and Workplace Justice

Elizabeth (she/her) focuses on ending sex-based harassment (including sexual assault, dating violence, and stalking) in schools through know-your-rights education, policy advocacy, and litigation. She has also advocated at NWLC for the rights of LGBTQI+ students, including transgender and nonbinary students in school athletics. Prior to law school, she interned at the American Civil Liberties Union and the United States Senate and worked at Apne Aap Women’s Collective, an organization serving sex workers and their children in Mumbai, India.

Elizabeth served as the former chair of NWLC United’s bargaining committee and led her union to its first contract with NWLC. Outside of work, she has served as a legal observer with the National Lawyers Guild and a community organizer with several socialist and abolitionist organizations in DC to defund the police, create non-carceral safety responses, and support residents harmed by immigration detention. Elizabeth received her JD/MBA from the University of Pennsylvania and her B.A. from Harvard College.

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