Civil Rights Advocate
Rebecca Bond is an experienced and dedicated civil rights advocate with a deep personal commitment to disability rights. She previously served as a Trial Attorney and a Deputy Chief of the Division's Housing and Civil Enforcement Section, taking on Fair Housing Act, sexual harassment, race discrimination, and disability cases, as well as cases under the Americans with Disabilities Act, Religious Land Use and Institutionalized Persons Act, and Title II of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. She became a Deputy Chief of the Housing and Civil Enforcement Section in 2006, where, in addition to supervising litigation, she was the Section's Legal and Policy Counsel, oversaw the Fair Housing Testing Program, and chaired the Section's professional development committee. Ms. Bond is a 1997 graduate of Harvard Law School and a 1993 graduate of Yale University. She joined the Division in 2000 after clerking and practicing law in Puerto Rico and California.