Public Interest Law Center

2008-2011 Employment Information

As of 2009, this list includes all public interest jobs obtained by graduating 3Ls, the first public interest job obtained by alumni after a clerkship, and all fellowships awarded to NYU students and alumni. Prior to 2009, it includes only fellowships and government honors jobs.

Awarded in 2011

  • A Better Balance: The Work and Family Center, NYU Fellowship, New York, NY
  • American Civil Liberties Union, National Security Project Fellowship, New York, NY
  • American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Nadine Strossen Fellowship, National Security Project, New York, NY
  • ACLU of Northern California, Legal Fellow, San Francisco, CA
  • ACLU NYU Reproductive Freedom Project Fellowship, New York, NY
  • Arthur Helton Global Human Rights Fellowship, Bureau des Avocats Internationaux
  • (International Lawyers Bureau), Port-au-Prince, Haiti
  • Arthur Helton Global Human Rights Fellowship, Lawyers Association for the Human Rights of
  • Nepalese Indigenous Peoples (LAHURNIP), Nepal
  • The Barton Child Law and Policy Center at Emory University School of Law, Robin Nash Fellowship, Atlanta, GA
  • Bickel & Brewer Latino Institute for Human Rights Fellow, LatinoJustice PRLDEF, New York, NY
  • Brennan Center for Justice, Katz Fellowship, New York, NY
  • Center for California Studies, California State University, Sacramento, Executive Fellowship, Sacramento, CA
  • Columbia Law School, Center for Climate Change Law Fellowship, New York, NY
  • Common Good, Legal Fellowship, New York, NY
  • Equal Justice Initiative Fellowship, Montgomery, AL 
  • Equal Justice Works Fellowship, Alliance for Children's Rights, Los Angeles, CA
  • Equal Justice Works Fellowship, New Orleans Workers’ Center for Racial Justice, New Orleans, LA
  • Equal Justice Works Fellowship, North Carolina Justice Center, Raleigh, NC
  • Fried Frank/MALDEF Fellowship, New York, NY
  • Georgetown University Clinical Fellowship, Institute for Public Representation, Washington, DC
  • Georgetown University Institute for Public Representation, Environmental Law Fellowship, Washington, DC
  • Georgetown University Clinical Fellowship in Teaching and Advocacy, Center For Applied Legal Studies, Washington, DC
  • Human Rights Law Foundation, Connie Smead Fellowship, Washington, DC
  • Juvenile Law Center, Zubrow Fellowship, Philadelphia, PA 
  • Kirkland & Ellis New York City Public Service Fellowship, African Services Committee, New York, NY
  • National Women’s Law Center, Education and Employment Fellowship, Washington, DC
  • NYU – NYPD Law Graduate Fellowship, New York, NY
  • NYU School of Law Human Rights Watch Fellowship, New York, NY
  • NYU School of Law, National Center on Philanthropy and the Law, Rockefeller Brothers Fund Fellowship in Nonprofit Law, Vera Institute for Justice, New York, NY
  • NYU School of Law Reproductive Justice and Women’s Rights Fellowship, Equal Rights Advocates, San Francisco, CA
  • NYU School of Law, Tax Policy Fellowship, US Department of the Treasury, Washington, DC
  • NYU School of Law, Tax Policy Fellowship, US Joint Committee on Taxation, Washington, DC
  • NYU School of Law, Tax Policy Fellowship, US Senate Finance Committee, Washington, DC
  • Outten & Golden Employment Law Fellowship, New York, NY
  • Partnership for Children's Rights, Sinsheimer Fellowship, New York, NY
  • Skadden Fellowship, Legal Aid Society, Employment Law Project, New York, NY
  • Shute Mihaly & Weinberger Environmental Fellowship, San Francisco, CA
  • Soros Justice Advocacy Fellowship, TeamChild, Tacoma, WA

Awarded in 2010

  • A Better Balance: The Work and Family Center, NYU Fellowship, New York, NY
  • ACLU Karpatkin Racial Justice Fellowship, New York, NY
  • ACLU NYU Reproductive Freedom Project Fellowship, New York, NY
  • AFL-CIO Legal Fellowship, Washington, DC
  • Arthur Helton Global Human Rights Fellowship, Bureau des Avocats Internationaux (International Lawyers Bureau), Port-au-Prince, Haiti
  • Arthur Helton Global Human Rights Fellowship, South Sudan Law Society, Rumbek, Sudan
  • Bronx County District Attorney’s Office, Bronx County, NY
  • Bronx Defenders, Bronx, NY
  • Bronx Defenders, Family Defense Project, Bronx, NY
  • Catholic Social Services, Fall River, MA 
  • Center for Collaborative Change, Newark, NJ
  • Center for Family Representation, New York, NY
  • Center for Reproductive Rights – Columbia Law School Fellowship, New York, NY
  • Center for Reproductive Rights, US Legal Fellowship, New York, NY
  • Chadbourne & Parke Fellowship, The Door Legal Services Center, New York, NY
  • Colorado State Public Defender, Denver, CO
  • Columbia Law School, Center for Climate Change Law Fellowship, New York, NY
  • Contra Costa County Public Defender, Martinez, CA
  • The Defender Association, Seattle, WA 
  • Disability Rights Advocates, Berkeley, CA
  • Disability Rights Advocates, New York, NY
  • Equal Justice Works, Diocesan Migrant and Refugee Services, El Paso, TX
  • Equal Justice Works Fellowship, Immigrant Defense Project, New York, NY
  • Equal Justice Works Fellowship, New York Lawyers for the Public Interest, New York, NY
  • Fair Trial Initiative Fellowship, Durham, NC
  • Fried Frank/MALDEF Fellowship, New York, NY
  • Georgetown University Law, Prettyman Fellowship, Center, Washington, DC
  • Human Rights in China, Bernstein Fellowship, New York, NY
  • International Center for Transitional Justice, Brazil
  • Justice Studies Center of the Americas, Santiago, Chile
  • Kirkland & Ellis New York City Public Service Fellowship, Make the Road New York, Brooklyn, NY
  • NYU School of Law, Jacobson Leadership Program in Law and Business, Law and Social Enterprise Fellowship, New York, NY
  • Law Students for Reproductive Justice, Legal Fellowship, Washington, DC
  • Legal Aid Society, Criminal Defense Practice, New York, NY
  • Legal Aid Society, Juvenile Rights Practice, Bronx, NY 
  • Legal Services of Southern Piedmont, Charlotte, NC
  • Legislative Office of Congressman Jim Marshall, Washington, DC
  • Miami-Dade Public Defender, Miami, FL 
  • Municipal Art Society of New York, Menapace Fellowship, New York, NY
  • Nassau County District Attorney’s Office, Queens, NY
  • National Juvenile Defender Center, Gerald Gault Fellowship, Washington, DC
  • New Jersey Attorney General, Deputy Attorney General, Newark, NJ
  • New Mexico Appleseed, Hunger Fellowship, Albuquerque, NM
  • New York County Defender Services, New York, NY
  • New York County District Attorney’s Office, New York, NY
  • New York State Insurance Fund, New York, NY
  • NYU – NYPD Law Graduate Fellowship, New York, NY
  • NYU School of Law, National Center on Philanthropy and the Law, Rockefeller Brothers Fund Fellowship in Nonprofit Law, Vera Institute for Justice, New York, NY
  • NYU School of Law Reproductive Justice and Women’s Rights Fellowship, Rural Development Institute, Seattle, WA
  • NYU School of Law, Tax Policy Fellowship, Joint Committee on Taxation, Washington, DC
  • NYU School of Law, Tax Policy Fellowship, Treasury Department, Washington, DC
  • Office of the Appellate Defender, New York, NY
  • Orleans Public Defender, New Orleans, LA
  • Peking University School of Transitional Law, Peking, China
  • Presidential Management Fellowship, US Internal Revenue Service, Office of Chief Counsel, Exempt Organizations Division, Washington, DC
  • Rhode Island Housing & Mortgage Finance Corporation, Providence, RI
  • Richmond County District Attorney’s Office, Staten Island, NY
  • Scott Cole & Associates, Oakland, CA
  • Partnership for Children's Rights, Sinsheimer Fellowship, New York, NY
  • Skadden Fellowship, Advocates for Children, New York, NY
  • Soros Justice Fellowship, Brooklyn, NY
  • Southern Environmental Law Center, Charleston, SC
  • US Army Corps of Engineers, Chief Counsel’s Civilian Honors Program, Philadelphia, PA
  • US Army JAG, Washington, DC US Navy JAG, Washington, DC
  • US Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, Chief Counsel’s Employment Program for Law Graduates, Washington, DC
  • US Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, Chief Counsel’s Employment Program for Law Graduates, Washington, DCUS Department of Justice Honors Program, Antitrust Division, Washington, DC
  • US Department of Justice Honors Program, Civil Appellate Division, Washington, DC
  • US Department of Justice Honors Program, Environment and Natural Resources Division, Washington, DC
  • US Department of Justice Honors Program, Executive Office of Immigration Review, New York, NY
  • US Department of Justice Honors Program, Federal Programs Branch, Washington, DC
  • US Department of Labor, Office of the Solicitor General Honors Program, Washington, DC
  • US Environmental Protection Agency, Region 1 Honors Attorney Fellowship, Boston, MA
  • US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Attorney Honors Program, New York, NY
  • US Department of Housing and Urban Development, Office of General Counsel Legal Honors Program, New York, NY
  • US National Labor Relations Board, Attorney Honors Program, Washington, DC

Awarded in 2009

  • Alliance for Justice, Ruth Goldman Fellowship, Washington, DC
  • Arthur Helton Global Human Rights Fellowship, Burma Lawyers Council, Mae Sot, Thailand
  • Arthur Helton Global Human Rights Fellowship, Asociacion de Productores de Tara, Cajamarca, Peru
  • Berger & Montague, Philadelphia, PA
  • Brennan Center for Justice, Katz Fellowship, New York, NY
  • Bronx Defenders, Attorney Civil Action Project, Bronx, NY
  • Brooklyn Family Defense Project, Brooklyn, NY
  • Capital Post Conviction Project of Louisiana, New Orleans, LA
  • Center for the Study of Social Policy, Washington, DC
  • Chadbourne & Parke Fellowship, The Door Legal Services Center, New York, NY
  • Columbia Group for Children in Adversity, Columbia University, New York, NY
  • Committee For Public Counsel Services, Pittsfield, MA
  • Environmental Law and Policy Center Fellowship, Chicago, IL
  • Equal Justice Initiative Fellowship, Montgomery, AL
  • Equal Justice Initiative, New York, NY
  • Equal Justice Works Fellowship, Gulf Regional Advocacy Center (GRACE), Houston, TX
  • Equal Justice Works Fellowship, Immigrant Children Advocacy Project of Catholic Charities, Atlanta, GA
  • Equal Justice Works Fellowship, Orleans Public Defender, New Orleans, LA
  • Federal Defenders of San Diego, San Diego, CA
  • Federal Public Defender’s Office, Capital Habeas Unit, Nashville, TN
  • Georgetown University Law Center, Prettyman Fellowship, Washington, DC
  • Georgia Legal Services, Farmworkers Rights Project, Atlanta, GA
  • Grow Brooklyn, Foreclosure Prevention, Brooklyn, NY
  • Human Rights in China, Bernstein Fellowship, New York, NY
  • Institute for Educational Equity and Opportunity Fellowship, Education Law Center, Newark, NJ
  • Kirkland & Ellis New York City Public Service Fellowship, Legal Services for NYC, Bronx, NY
  • Las Vegas Public Defender, Las Vegas, NV
  • Legal Aid Society, Civil Re-entry Project, Bronx, NY
  • Legal Aid Society, Criminal Defense Division, New York, NY
  • Legal Aid Society, Juvenile Rights Division, New York, NY
  • Los Angeles County Public Defenders, Los Angeles, CA
  • Louisiana Capital Assistance Center, New Orleans, LA
  • Miami-Dade Public Defender, Miami, FL
  • Meyer, Glitzenstein & Crystal Fellowship, Washington, DC
  • Neighborhood Legal Services, Housing and Consumer Project, Los Angeles, CA
  • New York City Law Department, Affirmative Litigation Division New York, NY
  • New York County District Attorney’s Office, New York, NY
  • NYU School of Law Fellowship, Human Rights Watch New York, NY
  • NYU School of Law, Derrick Bell Fellowship, New York, NY
  • NYU School of Law, US- Asia Law Institute, Shanghai, China
  • NYU – NYPD Law Graduate Fellowship, New York, NY
  • NYU School of Law, National Center on Philanthropy and the Law Fellowship in Nonprofit Law, NYU Office of General Counsel, New York, NY
  • NYU School of Law, National Center on Philanthropy and the Law, Rockefeller Brothers Fund Fellowship in Nonprofit Law, Vera Institute for Justice, New York, NY
  • NYU School of Law, Tax Policy Fellowship, IRS, Office of the Chief Counsel, Washington, DC
  • NYU School of Law, Tax Policy Fellowship, Joint Committee on Taxation, Washington, DC
  • NYU School of Law, Tax Policy Fellowship, Treasury Department, Washington, DC
  • Opportunity Agenda, Robert L. Carter Fellowship, New York, NY
  • Orleans Public Defender, New Orleans, LA
  • Outten & Golden Employment Law Fellowship, New York, NY
  • Partnership for Children's Rights, Sinsheimer Fellowship, New York, NY
  • Presidential Management Fellowship, Afghanistan-Pakistan Policy Advisor, US Department of Treasury, Office of Terrorism and Financial Intelligence, Washington, DC
  • Presidential Management Fellow, Department of  State in Consular Affairs - Passport Legal Division,Washington, DC
  • Public Defender Service for the District of Columbia, Washington, DC
  • Public Defender Service for the District of Columbia, Washington, DC
  • Relman & Dane Civil Rights Fellowship, Washington, DC
  • Santa Clara County Counsel, Impact Litigation and Social Justice Fellowship, San Jose, CA
  • Skadden Fellowship, Colorado Legal Services, Denver, CO
  • Skadden Fellowship, The Door Legal Services Center, New York, NY
  • Skadden Fellowship, NAACP Legal Defense Fund, New York, NY
  • Skadden Fellowship, Southern Poverty Law Center, Montgomery, AL
  • Soros Justice Advocacy Fellowship, Southern Poverty Law Center, Montgomery, AL
  • Tennessee State Post-Conviction Defenders, Nashville, TN
  • US Commission on Civil Rights, Washington, DC
  • US Department of Justice, Office of the Solicitor General, Bristow Fellowship, Washington, DC
  • US Department of Justice Honors Program,  Civil Appellate Division, Washington, DC
  • US Department of Justice Honors Program, Civil Tax Division, Washington, DC
  • US Department of Justice Honors Program, Environment and Natural Resources Division,Washington, DC
  • US Department of Labor, Office of the Solicitor General Honors Program, Washington, DC
  • US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Attorney Honors Program, Los Angeles, CA
  • US Office of Management and Budget, Washington, DC

Awarded in 2008

  • ACLU, Women’s Rights Project Fellowship, New York, NY
  • ACLU of Arizona, Racial Justice Fellowship, Phoenix, AZ
  • Arthur Helton Global Human Rights Fellowship, Lawyers for Human Rights, South Africa
  • Arthur Helton Global Human Rights Fellowship, MAP Foundation, Thailand
  • CDS International, Alfa Fellowship, Moscow, Russia
  • Center for Democracy and Technology, Ron Plesser Fellowship, Washington, DC
  • Chadbourne & Parke Fellowship, The Door Legal Services Center, New York, NY
  • David Rosen & Associates, Thomas Emerson Fellowship, New Haven, CT
  • Earthjustice Fellowship, Seattle, WA
  • Echoing Green Public Service Fellowship, Green Coast Enterprises, New Orleans, LA
  • Echoing Green Public Service Fellowship, Initiative for Medicines, Access & Knowledge, New York, NY
  • Equal Justice Initiative Fellowship, Montgomery, AL Equal Justice Works Fellowship, Advocates for Children, New York, NY
  • Equal Justice Works Fellowship, Neighborhood Defender Services, New York, NY Fair Trial Initiative Fellowship, Durham, NC
  • Fordham Law School, Crowley Fellowship in International Human Rights, New York, NY
  • Fried Frank/NAACP LDF Fellowship, New York, NY
  • Georgetown University Law Center, Prettyman Fellowship, Washington, DC
  • Human Rights in China, Bernstein Fellowship, New York, NY
  • Justice Now, Reigle Human Rights Fellowship, Oakland, CA
  • Kirkland & Ellis New York City Public Service Fellowship, African Services Committee, New York, NY
  • New York State Attorney General, Law Graduate Program, New York, NY
  • NYU School of Law Human Rights Watch Fellowship, New York, NY
  • NYU School of Law, National Center on Philanthropy and the Law, Rockefeller Brothers Fund Fellowship in Nonprofit Law, Vera Institute for Justice, New York, NY
  • NYU School of Law, Tax Policy Fellowship, Washington, DC
  • NYU School of Law, Tax Policy Fellowship, Washington, DC
  • Partnership for Children's Rights, Sinsheimer Fellowship, New York, NY
  • Public Justice, Brayton-Baron Fellowship, Washington, DC
  • RFK Center Social Justice Fellowship, Washington, DC
  • Skadden Fellowship, Legal Aid Society, Health Law Unit, New York, NY
  • Skadden Fellowship, South Brooklyn Legal Services, Foreclosure Prevention Project, Brooklyn, NY
  • Skadden Fellowship, Mountain States Justice, Charleston, WV
  • Soros Justice Advocacy Fellowship, ACLU Immigrant Rights Project, San Francisco, CA
  • Soros Justice Advocacy Fellowship, Orleans Public Defender, New Orleans, LA
  • Soros Justice Advocacy Fellowship, Capital Appeals Project, New Orleans, LA
  • Urban Justice Center, Innovations in Social Justice Fellowship, New York, NY
  • US Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Atomic Safety and Licensing Board Panel, Office of Administrative Law Judges, Law Clerk Program, Washington, DC