Sobic recognized for legal contributions in K-12 education, school choice
The News: BizTimes Milwaukee recognized Libby Sobic, Director and Legal Counsel of Education Policy at the Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty (WILL), on their list of “Notable Woman in Law.” Libby Sobic, a 2015 Marquette University Law School graduate, joins a group of distinguished women in law recognized by BizTimes Milwaukee.
The Quote: WILL President and General Counsel, Rick Esenberg, said, “We are immensely proud that BizTimes Milwaukee recognized what we have known for a long time: Libby Sobic is doing some of the most important legal work in Wisconsin on behalf of families and schools. We are proud to call her a colleague and friend, and I have no doubt that this honor is just the beginning for Libby.”
Libby Sobic first served as a law clerk at WILL before joining the team in 2015. 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 fighting on behalf of students to access in-person learning during the pandemic. Libby has authored several policy reports and works with legislators in Madison to advance bill proposals to empower families and promote educational freedom.
Her 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. Libby is a native of Peshtigo and now resides in Franklin with her husband and daughters.