Rebecca Maurer

Cleveland City Council, Ward 12

Rebecca will be the first out LGBTQ+ woman elected to the Cleveland City Council!


Rebecca Maurer is a candidate for Cleveland City Council to represent Ward 12. In her day job, she is an attorney based who has focused her career on housing and consumer law. In 2018 and 2019, Rebecca was a key organizer of Cleveland Lead Advocates for Safe Housing (CLASH), a community-based organization that pushed for a lead safe housing law in Cleveland City Council. At that time, she was running her own solo practice, Maurer Law LLC. In late 2019 she became counsel & program manager at the Student Borrower Protection Center, a non-profit focused on fighting on behalf of student loan borrowers. She was previously a federal clerk for Judge James Gwin of the Northern District of Ohio and a Staff Attorney at the Legal Aid Society of Cleveland.  
Rebecca has worked in Cleveland at every level. On her block she is an active block club member helping to organize neighborhood events and COVID-19 responses. In her Ward she’s been Ward Leader for the Cuyahoga County Democratic Party since 2018 and organized one of the most robust field programs in the city during the past two cycles. Her work on lead safe housing and transparency at City Hall has also been recognized city-wide. 

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