Darby is an associate with Holtzman Vogel Josefiak Torchinsky PLLC, providing counsel in the areas of campaign finance, election law, lobbying and ethics compliance, and tax-exempt organizations. She specializes her practice in advising political committees, corporations, and tax-exempt organizations on a variety of regulatory and political law matters. She has extensive experience in ethics and gifts rules, lobbying disclosure, charitable solicitation and professional fundraising compliance.
Prior to joining the firm, Darby served as an attorney for the Special Counsel in the Office of White House Counsel and as the Director of Gift Protocol where she established gift protocol and procedures for the White House. Before that she was an associate counsel for the 58th Presidential Inaugural Committee. She served as a judicial intern for the Honorable Clifford J. Proud, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois, and a legal intern at the U.S. Attorney’s Office, Eastern District of Missouri. Prior to law school, she was awarded an Eisenhower Internship at the Republican National Committee and interned for U.S. Senator Jim Talent in his Washington, DC office. She has worked as an attorney for multiple government agencies and has worked on various political campaigns.
Darby earned a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from the University of Rochester, a Master of Public Health-Health Policy from Saint Louis University and a Juris Doctor from Saint Louis University School of Law. Darby is an active member of the Missouri State Society, having served as President in 2016, and a member of the Republican National Lawyers Association.
(*Darby is a member of the State Bar of Missouri. Darby’s practice is limited to matters of federal law.)