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Lauren Paulk

Policy Counsel

Lauren Paulk

Lauren Paulk is policy counsel for reproductive health at the National Partnership for Women & Families, where she leads state policy work related to reproductive health, rights and justice.

Paulk joined the National Partnership in 2017 following fellowships at the Center for Reproductive Rights and the National Center for Lesbian Rights.

Paulk is the author of What Is an “Undue Burden”? The Casey Standard as Applied to Informed Consent Provisions, in the UCLA Women’s Law Review; Embryonic Personhood: Implications for Assisted Reproductive Technology in International Human Rights Law, in the American University Journal of Gender, Social Policy and the Law; and co-author of Resilience at the Texas Border: Migrant Children and Legal Harms, forthcoming in Georgetown Immigration Law Journal.

Paulk is a 2013 graduate of CUNY Law and holds a B.A. in International Studies from Webster University in St. Louis, Missouri.