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The Human Rights Campaign represents a force of more than 1.5 million members and supporters nationwide. As the largest national lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer civil rights organization, HRC envisions a world where LGBTQ people are ensured of their basic equal rights, and can be open, honest and safe at home, at work and in the community.


Robert Falk

General Counsel

Rob Falk serves as the Human Rights Campaign’s General Counsel and joined the organization in 2006. He supports the organization’s work by advising both the Human Rights Campaign and the Human Rights Campaign Foundation on legal issues including election and campaign finance law, non-profit tax issues, real estate, human resources matters and intellectual property.

Prior to joining HRC’s staff, Falk served as general counsel of the Whitman-Walker Clinic and acting general counsel at D.C. General Hospital. He has 15 years of private practice experience in prominent national law firms where he concentrated on health care issues. He graduated from Yale Law School and went to Princeton University as an undergraduate. He is also a previous recipient of HRC’s Ally of Justice award.

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