New NYU Law graduates to embark on wide range of public interest fellowships

Many of the NYU School of Law’s imminent and recent graduates secure public interest fellowships each year with the help of the Public Interest Law Center. Here is a roundup of the 25—and counting—graduating students and recent alumni who have been awarded fellowships in a wide range of public interest law specialties.

 

Children’s advocacy and juvenile rights

Charles Gussow ’11 has received a Sinsheimer Fellowship to work at the Partnership for Children’s Rights. [New York]

Alaina Moonves-Leb ’11 has received an Equal Justice Works Fellowship to work at the Alliance for Children’s Rights. [Los Angeles]

Elizabeth-Ann Tierney ’11 has received a Zubrow Fellowship to work at the Juvenile Law Center. [Philadelphia]

Kosha Tucker ’11 has received a Robin Nash Fellowship to work at Emory University School of Law’s Barton Child Law and Policy Center. [Atlanta]

 

Criminal justice

Ryan Becker ’11, Noam Biale ’11, Claudia Flores ’11, and Ben Schaefer ’11 have each received a fellowship to work at the Equal Justice Initiative. [Montgomery, AL]

Anurag Gupta ’11 has received the National Center on Philanthropy and the Law’s Rockefeller Brothers Fund Fellowship in Nonprofit Law to work at the Vera Institute of Justice. [New York]

 

Environmental

Nathaniel Kane ’11 and Peter Miljanich ’11 have each received a Shute Mihaly & Weinberger Environmental Fellowship to work at the public interest law firm Shute, Mihaly & Weinberger. [San Francisco]

Margot Pollans ’10 has received an Environmental Law Fellowship to work at the Georgetown University Law Center's Institute for Public Representation. [Washington, D.C.]

Shelley Welton ’09 has received a Center for Climate Change Law Fellowship to work at Columbia Law School. [New York]

 

Human rights

Elizabeth Ashamu ’11 has received an NYU School of Law Human Rights Watch Fellowship to work at Human Rights Watch. [New York]

Amanda Cats-Baril ’11 has received an Arthur Helton Global Human Rights Fellowship to work at the Lawyers Association for the Human Rights of Nepalese Indigenous Peoples. [Kathmandu, Nepal]

Ellie Happel ’11 has received an Arthur Helton Global Human Rights Fellowship to work at Bureau des Avocats Internationaux (International Lawyers Bureau). [Port-au-Prince, Haiti]

Meghan Loisel ’11 has received an ACLU Reproductive Freedom Project Fellowship to work at the American Civil Liberties Union. [New York]

Alba Lucero Villa ’11 has received a Bickel & Brewer Latino Institute for Human Rights Fellowship to work at LatinoJustice PRLDEF. [New York]

 

Immigration

Christine Chiu ’11 has received a Kirkland & Ellis New York City Public Service Fellowship to work at the African Services Committee. [New York]

 

National security

Mitra Ebadolahi ’08 (LL.M. ’11) has received a Nadine Strossen Fellowship to work at the American Civil Liberties Union’s National Security Project. [New York]

Nathan Freed Wessler ’10 has received a National Security Project Fellowship to work at the American Civil Liberties Union. [New York]

 

More fellowships

Katherine Greenberg ’10 has received a Skadden Fellowship to work at the Legal Aid Society’s Employment Law Project. [New York]

Maribel Hernández ’10 has received a Fried Frank/MALDEF Fellowship to work at the firm Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson as a litigator before spending two years as a staff attorney for the Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund. [New York]

Laura Moy ’11 has received a Georgetown University Clinical Fellowship to work at the Institute for Public Representation. [Washington, D.C.]

Dan Passeser ’11 has received an NYU/NYPD Law Graduate Fellowship to work at the New York City Police Department and the New York City Law Department. [New York]

Roopal Patel ’11 has received a George A. Katz Fellowship to work at the Brennan Center for Justice. [New York]

Posted on April 11, 2011

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