Sharon Masling

Senior Legislative Counsel


Sharon Perley Masling is the Senior Legislative Counsel for Workplace Flexibility 2010. Masling is the lead staffperson for the WF2010 National Advisory Commission on Workplace Flexibility and the WF2010 Legal Working Group. Masling works 60% time.

Prior to coming to WF2010, Masling was the Director of Legal Services for the National Association of Protection and Advocacy Systems (NAPAS), a nationwide network of agencies that provide legally-based advocacy services to persons with disabilities. At NAPAS, Masling provided training and technical assistance - both on litigation strategy and the management of non-profit laws firms -- to the legal directors of each agency. Masling also was responsible for coordinating the disability community's amicus efforts for a number of Supreme Court cases.

Masling previously worked as counsel for disability policy for Senator Tom Harkin on the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee, as a Teaching Fellow at Georgetown's Federal Legislation Clinic, and as a trial attorney in the U.S. Department of Justice's Civil Rights Division.

Masling received her BA from Harvard University and her JD from the New York University School of Law.