Lisa Gilbert is the Vice President of Legislative Affairs at Public Citizen. She advocates for government transparency and integrity, financial reform, civil justice, and consumer protection. Previously, Gilbert ran the Congress Watch Division at Public Citizen and prior to that was the Democracy Advocate for the U.S. Public Interest Research Group, where she focused on voting rights, ethics, and campaign finance reform. Gilbert has testified before Congress and been quoted in publications such as The New York Times, The Associated Press, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post and NPR. She was also a featured contributor to the National Journal's "Expert Blog" on lobbying and ethics, and writes frequently for The Hill, Yahoo Finance, and Think Progress.