October 23, 2012

IRR News Report

Winter 2005

IRR Welcomes New Assistant Section Director Emily Hecht

Last month, the Section of Individual Rights and Responsibilities welcomed Emily Hecht as the new Assistant Section Director. Emily received her J.D. from Catholic University Law School and is a member of the Virginia Bar. Prior to law school, Emily worked for many years for the international humanitarian organization CARE, where she coordinated the efforts of a large committee of volunteers to raise awareness and funds for emergency relief and sustainable development projects in some of the poorest countries around the world.

As Assistant Section Director, Emily has a wide range of responsibilities related to Section operations, outreach, and program development with particular emphasis on providing substantive support on legal and public policy issues to the Section’s committees.

Emily lives in Leesburg, Virginia and enjoys spending her free time traveling, reading, exercising, and outlet shopping.