Nicole Greenidge-Hoskins is Senior Vice President and General Counsel for the Human Rights Campaign (“HRC”) and the Human Rights Campaign Foundation (“HRC Foundation”), which together comprise the largest Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer + (“LGBTQ+”) civil rights and advocacy organization in the United States. She leads and manages the Office of the General Counsel in providing business legal support and services to the two entities, is a member of the senior leadership team, and is secretary to the two boards of directors.
Nicole is responsible for overseeing a wide range of areas, including risk management, regulatory affairs, legal department operations and management, political law, non-profit tax, intellectual property, and labor and employment matters. She also oversees legal and regulatory compliance, complex transactions, and all corporate litigation for HRC and the HRC Foundation. In addition, as corporate secretary, Nicole is responsible for all corporate governance of the organization’s respective boards of directors.
Before joining HRC and the HRC Foundation in 2018, Nicole held several in-house positions during her more than 20-year legal career, primarily in the health care industry. As such, she also has in-depth expertise in healthcare law. Her work in healthcare has included roles as Associate General Counsel responsible for regulatory compliance for Mirixa Corporation, Hospital Counsel for Medstar Health, General Counsel to Whitman Walker Clinic, and General Counsel to the DC Health and Hospitals Public Benefit Corporation.
Nicole earned her B.A. in International Relations from Brown University and her J.D. from Boston University School of Law. A Barbara Jordan Scholar while at BU, Nicole has received multiple awards throughout the course of her career. She has recently been awarded the Boston University School of Law DC Public Interest Award and the Boston University School of Law Black Law Students Association Trail Blazer Award.
Nicole is an active member of ACC and the ACC NCR chapter. She is the Membership Chair for ACC's Women in the House (“WITH”) Network and Co-Chair of the ACC NCR's Black and African American Affinity Group. She is also a frequent ACC and ACC NCR speaker on numerous topics.