[PAST EVENT] Human Rights Campaign Legislative Counsel Ty Cobb

October 10, 2012
1pm - 2pm
Law School, Room 141
613 S Henry St
Williamsburg, VA 23185Map this location
{{http://www.hrc.org/staff/profile/ty-cobb, Ty Cobb}} serves as Senior Legislative Counsel at the Human Rights Campaign, the largest LGBT civil rights organization in the United States. As a legislative lawyer, he focuses on advocacy related to a portfolio of federal issues. He was the lead attorney on HRC's efforts to repeal "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" in 2010.

Ty joined HRC after serving as counsel to Sen. Edward M. Kennedy on the Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee of the U.S. Senate. As counsel to Sen. Kennedy, he did extensive work to pass the Matthew Shepard and James Byrd, Jr. Hate Crimes Prevention Act in 2009. Ty received his bachelor's degree in business and American studies from the University of Texas at Austin and his law degree from the University of Texas School of Law. He is a member of the Victory Fund's Campaign Board and serves as a mentor with the Point Foundation.