Mackenzie Long is an Account Executive at RALLY where she specializes in editorial writing, policy analysis, and campaign development.
Mackenzie works with the Center for Western Priorities, the nonpartisan advocacy organization promoting responsible conservation and energy practices on national lands in the Mountain West. She drives political research and supports the creation of CWP’s reporting on public lands issues. Mackenzie also executes and advises on legal communications for Washington State Charter Schools Association, and she provides strategic communications support to Green Dot Public Schools.
Mackenzie is also the author of SCOTUSDaily, presented by Come To Terms, the only tipsheet covering the best of Supreme Court news and politics every day. Leading journalists, attorneys, law professors, and scholars from across the country use her tipsheet as their morning briefing on what’s happening in and around 1 First Street.
Prior to RALLY, Mackenzie interned for Sen. Dianne Feinstein in Washington D.C., where she worked for the Senator’s counselors and legislative assistants on issues pertinent to the Judiciary Committee, such as immigration and gun legislation. She also worked as a legal assistant at Waters, Kraus & Paul, a Los Angeles law firm specializing in complex civil litigation.
Mackenzie is a graduate of UCLA, where she majored in Political Science with a concentration in International Relations, and a minor in French. She spent a semester abroad studying at Sciences Po in Paris, France’s top university for studies in politics and international relations. She took her courses in both French and English.
As an undergraduate, Mackenzie was the first UCLA campus editor for The Huffington Post. She authored articles and recruited a team of bloggers to serve as community leaders at UCLA. She was also the president of her sorority, Kappa Alpha Theta, and the campus representative for NBCUniversal.
Mackenzie is a fourth generation Bruin, therefore her greatest strength is her ability to work amicably with Trojan colleagues.