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Robert Falk

Chief Legal and Regulatory Affairs Officer

Truth Initiative


Throughout his career, Robert Falk’s legal expertise has helped advance important health care and social causes. Falk is a health care attorney with 15 years of private practice experience at prominent national law firms and over a decade of experience in the nonprofit sector. As Chief Legal and Regulatory Affairs Officer, Falk uses his legal expertise to influence our public policy advocacy efforts, enabling Truth Initiative to lead policy change strategies at federal, state, and local levels. 

Prior to joining Truth Initiative, Falk served for 11 years as the general counsel and corporate secretary of the Human Rights Campaign, the nation’s largest LGBTQ civil rights organization. During his tenure, he supported the organization’s work on policy changes such as the “Don’t Ask Don’t Tell” repeal and the passage of marriage equality and employment nondiscrimination legislation by state legislatures. 

Falk, recipient of the Human Rights Campaign’s Ally of Justice award, advised both the Human Rights Campaign and the Human Rights Campaign Foundation on legal issues including election and campaign finance law, nonprofit tax issues, real estate, human resource matters, and intellectual property. 

Prior to his work at the Human Rights Campaign, Falk served as general counsel of the Whitman-Walker Clinic, an HIV/AIDS social service agency, and as acting general counsel at D.C. General Hospital. He is a graduate of Yale Law School and Princeton University.

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