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Kristy Tsadick

Associate General Counsel

Kristy Bernard Tsadick, an attorney who specializes in political and tax-exempt organizations law, serves as associate general counsel for the Hewlett Foundation. She has a wide range of duties, including advising staff on legal issues at the state, federal, and international levels; further developing the Foundation’s systems for complying with applicable laws; drafting and reviewing legal documents; and developing and conducting staff training.

Before joining the Foundation, Ms. Tsadick was counsel at the Council on Foundations and an associate with the firm of Caplin & Drysdale. Before becoming an attorney, Ms. Tsadick was a paralegal at Covington & Burling in Washington, D.C. and a senior legal analyst in the general counsel’s office for a multinational, Fortune 10 corporation.

Ms. Tsadick has a bachelor’s degree in government and English from Georgetown University and a law degree from Georgetown University Law Center, where she was staff for the Georgetown Journal of Legal Ethics. She is a member of the Maryland and District of Columbia Bars, and is registered as in-house counsel for the Hewlett Foundation in California.