2018 Top 40 Young Lawyers Honoree

RaShelle Davis

Washington State Governor's Office

Olympia, WA
RaShelle Davis


RaShelle Davis is a Senior Policy Advisor for Governor Inslee of Washington State. Her diverse portfolio includes education, civil rights, and general government. Over her five years with the Governor, she has led several efforts including the Governor’s initiatives to increase high quality early learning opportunities, creation of the State’s Charter School Commission, and successful passage of legislation expanding voting rights and access. A true politico at heart, she’s been elected as a delegate to the Democratic National Convention and spends her free time engaged in local politics by volunteering on candidate and issue campaigns. She is also active in the legal community and has served in leadership positions in various bar associations including most recently as a member of the ABA House of Delegates. An avid traveler and world citizen, RaShelle has visited over 45 countries, speaks Chinese, and is always looking for her next adventure. RaShelle received her J.D. from New York University School of Law and B.A. from the University of Puget Sound.