Remy Barnwell

Remy Barnwell

Council on Foundations

Staff Counsel

202-991-2225 ext. 9151

Remy is staff counsel at the Council on Foundations and is responsible for implementing the legal team’s work including facilitating legal education programming, analyzing and addressing requests for information, completing Community Foundation National Standards reviews, and co-authoring periodic knowledge products on timely legal issues. Remy is licensed to practice law in the District of Columbia and holds a J.D. from the George Washington University Law School. 

Upon entering law school, Remy knew that she wanted to do mission-driven work and completed internships with both non-profit and government agencies. While in law school, she served as President of the Black Law Students Association and enjoyed the opportunity to serve her peers. Before her time at the Council, Remy worked at the Federal Labor Relations Authority as an attorney-advisor.  She received a Bachelor of Arts degree in English from Clemson University with a minor in philosophy.