Natasha Marcus is a graduate of Hamilton College and Duke University School of Law and has been a community leader in North Carolina for 30 years. She has been on the front lines in North Carolina from Moral Mondays to the Women’s March and smaller, grassroots efforts to curb gun violence, register voters, and build a stronger community. Immediately prior to taking office, she worked at the Ada Jenkins Center, a local community center that provides services and support to those most in need.
Natasha is a mother of two daughters. Her youngest child attends Oberlin College and her older daughter is a neuroscience researcher at the Medical University of South Carolina. She’s the daughter of a public school teacher and a lawyer who also served in elected office. After earning her law degree, Natasha practiced law at Brooks, Pierce, McLendon, Humphrey, and Leonard, LLP and clerked for a federal judge in Greensboro. She moved to Davidson in 2007 to raise her daughters and volunteer her time at her daughters' schools and with various community organizations.
She has worked to organize Democrats in Mecklenburg County, volunteered with both Obama and Hillary for America, is a member of the local Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense chapter and ran for NC House in 2014. As a first term Senator, Natasha was elected by her peers to be Freshmen Leader and is working hard for public schools, affordable health care, clean water, common sense gun safety reform, fair elections, better wages for working people, and local initiatives to serve the people of District 41.