Libby Sobic is Director & Legal Counsel of Education Policy at WILL. She works closely with stakeholders and clients on legal and policy issues related to K-12 education in Wisconsin. She has been involved in litigation relating to transportation rights of private school children, promoting school choice for children with special needs and monitoring burdensome administrative regulation practices. Libby has co-authored several policy reports, including memos on the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), a study on Wisconsin school districts and their responses to open records requests and reports on vacant schools epidemic in Milwaukee. She has also partnered with stakeholders to speak around Wisconsin on education legal and policy issues.
Libby’s op-eds and commentary have been published in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Wisconsin State Journal, Forbes, The Hill and the Wall Street Journal.
Libby received her law degree and B.A. from Marquette University. Prior to joining WILL, Libby worked for Marquette University in a variety of capacities, including Marquette’s offices of public affairs and university advancement. During law school, she also worked as a teaching assistant for a law school professor and earned her certificate in alternative dispute resolution.
Libby is a native of Peshtigo and now resides in Milwaukee with her husband and daughter.