Eden Forsythe????

Eden Forsythe

Position: Chief Policy Counsel
Phone: 202-524-4889

Eden Forsythe is the Chief Policy Counsel at NCRC.  She most recently served as the Deputy Staff Director for Policy and General Counsel at the Select Committee on the Strategic Competition between the United States and China. In that capacity, she passed major bipartisan legislation, and oversaw policy for Democrats in human rights, supply chain, clean energy transition, trade, and labor rights. Earlier in her career, Eden was the Senior Counsel for Ranking Member of Ways and Means Sander Levin of Michigan and was part of the core team for House Democrats in securing the passage of the Iran Nuclear Agreement negotiated under President Obama.

Prior to returning to Congress in 2022,  Eden focused extensively on domestic policy affecting low-income people. She was part of the core team in New York state that passed legislation automatically raising hourly minimum wage in the event of inflation for people working in low-wage jobs.

Eden began her career as a deputy district attorney in California where she prosecuted a wide range of crimes. She holds B.A. and J.D. degrees from the University of the Pacific, and was the 2009 Yale-in-China Teaching Law Fellow where she taught Federal Rules of Evidence.  Eden was the 2017 Rising Star and nominated to be Best under 40 by her peers in the DC Chapter of the Asian Pacific American Bar Association. She lives in New York City.

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