Rebecca (Becky) Fish is a staff attorney—she works on systemic litigation and advocacy and assists LEAD program participants and other individuals to address their legal needs. Prior to joining PDA, Becky was a trial attorney with Federal Defenders of San Diego, Inc., where she represented adults charged with federal crimes for approximately five years. In that capacity, she represented clients fighting unjust mandatory minimum drug laws and the government’s anti-immigrant “zero tolerance” policy. Born and raised in Seattle, Becky strives to combat racism, remove barriers, and prevent harms caused by the criminal legal system in her home community.
Becky earned her B.A. in Public Policy and American Institutions from Brown University where she graduated magna cum laude and received a National Merit Scholarship and the Frederick Lippitt Prize for Public Service. She earned her J.D. from Seattle University School of Law where she graduated summa cum laude and received the Scholars for Justice Award, the Faculty Trust Scholarship, and the Fred and Mary Dore Scholarship.