Kathleen Unger, chair of the board and founder of VoteRiders.

Kathleen Unger, Esq.

Founder, Chair of the Board and President


Kathleen Unger, the nation’s foremost expert on voter ID, is Of Counsel at Freeman, Freeman & Smiley. She has been selected by her peers for inclusion in the 2016-2023 editions of Best Lawyers in America®. Previously she was in-house counsel and Vice President at MCA/Universal Studios (now NBCUniversal) for 15 years. From October 2002 to the present, Kathleen has devoted herself to Election Protection. Kathleen’s professional and volunteer non-profit experience includes 23 years on the Philadelphia Eagles Charitable Foundation Board of Directors (now Emeritus); previously she served as Managing Director/CEO of the Starbright Foundation (with Steven Spielberg as Chairman) and as a member of the Board of Directors of both the Scott Newman Foundation and Center, including as President (with Paul Newman as Chairman). Kathleen holds a BS degree, an MBA from UCLA’s Anderson Graduate School of Management, and a JD, along with Mediation Certification from Harvard Law School.

Location: Santa Monica, CA