Grace Vedock is a Senior Legal Assistant in the Washington, DC office of Sanford Heisler Sharp, a national law firm with offices in the District of Columbia, New York, California, Tennessee, and Maryland. She received her B.A. summa cum laude from Middlebury College.
At Middlebury College, Grace received awards for her academic work in both departments, including the Katerina Kraus Prize in Political Science for her honor’s thesis on the systematic use of gendered violence in armed conflict, and the Fraker Prize for outstanding work in the field of feminist studies. Grace was also honored with a Public Service Leadership Award for her engagement with survivors of on-campus sexual violence. Grace also co-led efforts to increase awareness of sexual violence and advocate for justice in the Title IX reporting process. In 2019, she testified before the Vermont Statehouse to allocate funds for a statewide review of Title IX implementation and gender equality initiatives in institutions of higher education.
Grace has published articles in various outlets on topics ranging from foreign affairs, political theory, comparative politics, the #MeToo movement, and gender equality. She is considering law school in the future.