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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