Allie Boldt is a Washington DC-based Counsel for Demos. She originally joined Demos as the Money in Politics Legal Fellow. She has a background in labor and employment discrimination law, in a small law firm setting and as an intern in the enforcement departments of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and the National Labor Relations Board in Minneapolis.
Before joining Demos she clerked for Minnesota District Court Judge Thomas D. Hayes. Her articles are featured in the Election Law Journal (Scrutinizing Independent Expenditure Limits: A Case Against Super-Strict Scrutiny, forthcoming 2017), and the Hamline Journal of Public Law and Policy (Rhetoric vs. Reality: ALEC’s Disguise as a Nonprofit Despite Its Extensive Lobbying, 2012).
Her work at Demos focuses on democracy law, including curbing the influence of big money in politics and empowering small donors, and protecting the freedom to vote. Since January 2017, Allie has also worked for sanctuary policies and immigrant rights at the state and local level. She holds a JD from Mitchell Hamline School of Law.
Licensed to practice law in Minnesota and Wisconsin. Not licensed in Washington, D.C.; practice limited consistent with D.C. Court of Appeals Rule 49(c).