WASHINGTON – U.S.. Sen. Mark R. Warner (D-VA) recently announced the promotion of Lauren Marshall to Legislative Director in his Capitol Hill office.

“I am proud to announce that Lauren Marshall will now serve as Legislative Director,” said Sen. Warner. “Lauren’s experience, leadership, and dedication will undoubtedly serve her in guiding the legislative office in the 117th Congress and beyond, as we work with the incoming Biden Administration to enact policies that address the COVID-19 crisis and help rebuild our economy.”

In 2014, Marshall joined Sen. Warner’s Senate office as a legislative correspondent, before taking on the roles of legislative aide in 2016, legislative assistant in 2017, and senior policy advisor in 2019. Marshall, 29, is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania. A native Virginian, she is also a graduate of Episcopal High School in Alexandria, Va., the Emerging Leaders Program at the Sorensen Institute for Political leadership, and the Emerging Congressional Staff Leaders Program at the Stennis Center for Political Leadership.

With her promotion, Marshall becomes one of three current Black legislative directors in the U.S. Senate.