Victoria (Tori) Wenger

Victoria (Tori) Wenger is an attorney at the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc. (LDF), where she focuses primarily on voting rights matters. In 2020, Tori served as council in Harding v. Edwards, a successful federal challenge to expand critical early voting and absentee-by-mail opportunities to high-risk voters in Louisiana during the COVID-19 pandemic.

In addition to litigating voting rights cases, Tori coordinates a team of attorneys and trainers in Louisiana engaging in year-round voter education efforts and proactive election administration advocacy work through the Thurgood Marshall Institute’s Prepared to Vote and Voting Rights Defender programs. In this capacity, Tori convenes a coalition of national and local advocacy organizations advancing positive voting rights strategies in the State of Louisiana.

Tori is a member of the New York Bar and 2019 graduate of New York University School of Law. She graduated from Harvard University with a joint degree in African American Studies and Government in 2014. Between law school and graduate school, Tori served as a communications associate at Advancement Project’s National Office in Washington, D.C., where she specialized in voting rights and police accountability efforts.

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