Shira Rawlinson is the executive director of communications at the U.S. Chamber Institute for Legal Reform. She manages ILR’s day to day media operations and its Faces of Lawsuit Abuse campaign. Shira also helps craft and implement communications strategies and ensures ILR’s messages resonate with the media and the general public.
Before joining ILR, Shira was the assistant director of communications for the Institute for Justice, one of the nation’s premier public interest law firms. Shira led communications efforts for several of IJ’s initiatives, and her work has appeared in outlets like Good Morning America, CNN, The Wall Street Journal, NPR, Food and Wine, among others. Shira also served as editor-in-chief of Liberty & Law, IJ’s flagship bi-monthly publication.
Shira graduated from the University of California, Davis. She resides in Northern Virginia with her husband and their dog, Bruno.