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Fordham Law Recipients of Post-Graduate Public Interest Fellowships

Contact information for each follow may be obtained through the Public Interest Resource Center by contacting us at

ACLU National Projects:

2008-2009 Marvin M. Karpatkin Racial Justice Program, New York, NY
I. India Geronimo  Class of 2007

2008-2009 ACLU Reproductive Freedom Project, New York, NY
Alexa Kolbi-Molinas   Class of 2007

2007-2008 National Security Project, New York, NY
Alexa Kolbi-Molinas  Class of 2007

American Society of International Law (ASIL) Helton Fellowship
2010: Soo-Ryun Kwon, Class of 2008:  Human Rights Watch, Uganda

Association of the Bar of the City of New York, President’s Fellow
1999 - 2000
Dennis M. Cariello   Class of 1999

Center for Appellate Litigation

Antoine Morris, Class of 2014

2012-2014 Staff Attorney Fellowship
Nicholas Schumann, Class of 2011

Center for Reproductive Rights:

2012 -2013 International Division
Katherine Mayall, Class of 2011

2005 - 2006 Blackmun Fellowship
Jordan Golberg  Class of 2007

Michele Pallak Movahed  Class of 2006

Aya Fujimura-Fanselow  Class of 2005

Clinical Teaching Fellow, Immigration and Human Rights Clinic and Civil Litigation Clinic,  Center for Social Justice, Seton Hall Law School, Newark, NJ
Leena Khandwala  Class of 2004

Crowley Fellow, Crowley Program in International Human Rights, Fordham Law School

Aya Fujimura-Fanselow  Class of 2005

Katharine Hughes   Class of 2008

2000 - 2001
Jeanmarie K. Grubert Fenrich   Class of 1997

1999 - 2000
Luke A. McGrath   Class of 1996

1998 - 1999
Robert J. Quinn   Class of 1994

1997 - 1998
Professor Michael J. Sweeney   Class of 1996

Echoing Green:

2000 - 2002   Community Reinvestment Law Center, Bronx, NY (Independent Project)
Matthew R. Lee          Class of 1996

Equal Justice Works (formerly known as NAPIL - National Association for Public Interest Law): 

2014-2016, Community Health Advocates ,Community Service Society, New York, NY
Transition of Insurance under the Affordable Care
Alexandra Berke, Class of 2014
2014-2016, Legal Health, New York Legal Assistance Group, New York, NY
Veterans’ Rights
Keith Hoffman, Class of 2014

2013-2015, Lawyers Alliance for New York, New York, NY
Urban Agriculture
Kelsey Ripper, Class of 2013

2009 - 2011 Prisoners’ Rights Project, The Legal Aid Society, New York, NY
Advocating for the rights of prisoners with disabilities
Caroline Hsu             Class of 2009

2008 - 2010 National Employment Law Project, New York, NY
Advocating for low wage health care workers
Sarah Leberstein      Class of 2008

2007 - 2009 Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA
Advocating for the rights of youth aging out of foster care.
Sharon Balmer       Class of 2007

2006 - 2008 Urban Justice Center, Community Development Project, New York, NY
Building capacity to provide transactional legal services to low-wage immigrant worker groups,  creating alternative institutions
Gowri Krishna    Class of 2006

2005 - 2007 Brooklyn Legal Services, Corporation A, Brooklyn, NY
Maintaining affordable housing and keeping communities intact
Michael Haber    Class of 2005

2005 - 2007 Center for Children's Advocacy, Hartford, CT
School-based truancy court with legal and social service components
Emily A. Breon, JD/MSW     Class of 2005

2004 - 2006 Asian Pacific American Legal Resource Center, Alexandria, VA
Esther Hie-Jin Limb   Class of 2004

2002 - 2004 HIV Law Unit, Harlem Legal Services, Harlem, NY
Jessica McCormick   Class of 2002

2001 - 2003 Post 9/11 Small Business Assistance Project, Association of the Bar of the City of New York, New York, NY
Akira Arroyo   Class of 2001

2000 - 2002   Atlanta Legal Aid, Decatur, GA
Elsa Rodriguez        Class of 2000

2000 - 2002   Lawyers for Children, New York, NY
Caridad Peña      Class of 2000

1999 - 2001   Family Reunification Justice Project, New York, NY (Independent Project)
Deirdre O'Sullivan JD/MSW

1998 - 2000 Migrant Farmworker Justice Project, Florida Rural Legal Services, Belle Glade, FL
Patrick J. Walsh   Class of 1995

1998 - 2000   Community Reinvestment Law Center, Bronx, NY (Independent Project)
Matthew R. Lee   Class of 1996

Federal Defender's of Eastern Washington and Idaho:

1998 - 2000
John Chun   Class of 1997

Fried Frank/MALDEF Fellowship

2012 - 2016
Miranda Galindo, Class of 2012

Fried Frank/InMotion

Stephanie Baez, Class of 2012

Fulbright Program: 

2014-2015, International Security, VU University Amsterdam, LLM in Law and Politics of International Security
Daniel Davies, Class of 2014
2014-2015, Fulbright-Clinton Fellowship, Burma (Myanmar)
Matt Solomon, Class of 2014

2012-2013, (Mexico)
Sarah Borsody, Class of 2011
2011-2012:  Fulbright Commission European Union
Olga Byrne, Class of 2004

2010-2011, (Nicaragua)
Noushin Ketabi, Class of 2010

2009-2010, (Ghana)
Afua Atta-Mensah  Class of 2004

2005 - 2006: LL.M. in International Public Law at Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster (Germany)
Nicole E. Jacoby   Class of 2004

2003 - 2004 
Mackenzie Livingston   Class of 2003

Georgetown University Law Center

Clinical Fellowship:

2004 - 2006 Georgetown University Law Center, D.C. Street Law Clinic
Alycia M. Guichard   Class of 2004

Women's Law & Public Policy Fellowship

2004 - 2005 Bread for the City
Aya Fujimura-Fanselow   Class of 2004

Immigrant Justice Corps

Janice Chua, Class of 2014

James E. Tolan Fellowship in International Human Rights, Fordham Law School, New York, NY 

2012-2013 Defence for Children International, Sierra Leone
Allison Chandler, Class of 2011

2012-2013 Organization for Refuge, Asylum and Migration, San Francisco, California
Steven Heller, Class of 2012

2011-2012 Heartland Alliance, Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago
Jacqueline Bevilaqua    Class of 2011

2011-2012 Institute for Justice and Democracy in Haiti, Port-au-Prince, Haiti
Maria-Elena Kolovos     Class of 2011

2011-2012 Center for Reproductive Rights, Bogota, Colombia
Katherine Mayall    Class of 2011

2010-2011 Equality Now, Zambia & Kenya
Corey Calabrese    Class of 2010

2010-2011 Refugee Advocacy and Support Program (RASP), Istanbul, Turkey
Zaid Hydari    Class of 2009

2010-2011 Public International Law & Policy Group (PILPG), Kampala, Uganda
David Mandel-Anthony    Class of 2010

2009-2010 Ni Putes, Ni Soumises, Paris, France
Sarah Braasch    Class of 2009

2009-2010 The International Center for Transitional Justice, Kathmandu, Nepal
Aya Fujimura-Fanselow    Class of 2004

2009-2010 Human Rights Watch (HRW), Middle East and North Africa
Identity Withheld for Security Purposes

2008-2009 Lawyers for Human Rights, Johannesburg, South Africa
Julie Ebenstein    Class of 2007

2008-2009 International Refugee Rights Initiative, Kampala, Uganda
Soo-Ryun Kwon    Class of 2007

2007 – 2008 Treatment Action Campaign and the AIDS Law Project
Brian Honnermann    Class of 2007

Mickey Leland International Hunger Fellowship 

2009-2011 CARE International, Malawi, Africa and Washington, D.C.
Emily Wei    Class of 2009

National Economic and Social Rights Initiative, Human Right to Housing Fellowship 

2010-2012, Brittany Scott, Class of 2010

New Voices

2004 - 2005 Center for Gender and Refugee Studies, U.C. Hastings Law School, San Francisco, CA   94102
Leena Khandwala   Class of 2004

2000 - 2002   New Migrant Project, Texas Appleseed, Austin, TX
Gilbert D. Martinez   Class of 2000

New York State IOLA Fellowship

1995 - 1997   The Legal Aid Society, Civil Division, Harlem Office
Hwan-Hui Helen Lee    Class of 1995

Orrick Pro Bono Fellow, New York, New York

2009-2010:  development of unique and interesting pro bono work for Orrick's lawyers.
Scott Roehm    Class of 2007

Pro Bono Fellowship, Sullivan & Cromwell LLP

1994 - 1995 Pro Se Office, United States District Court, Southern District of New York,   New York, NY
Professor Michael W. Martin   Class of 1992

1992 - 1993 Pro Se Office, United States District Court, Southern District of New York, New York, NY
Tigran W. Eldred    Class of 1990

Robert Bosch Fellowship

2004 - 2005 Executive-level internships at the German Federal Ministry of Justice (Berlin) and the International Organization for Migration (Bonn)
Nicole Jacoby     Class of 2004

Skadden Fellowship Foundation:

2011-2013, Mississippi Center for Justice, Jackson, MS
HIV Medical/Legal Partnership
Marni Von Wilpert, Class of 2011

2010 - 2012 Brooklyn Legal Services Corp. A, Community Economic Development Program, Brooklyn, NY
Green Building Economic Development Project
Daniel Hafetz, Class of 2009
2010 - 2012 LatinoJustice /PRLDEF, New York, NY
Labor exploitation of low-wage Latina workers in Long Island
Elizabeth Joynes, Class of 2009

2005 - 2007 The Legal Aid Society, Juvenile Rights Division, Queens, NY
Representing incarcerated young persons
Lindsay Ernst   Class of 2005

2004 - 2006 The Legal Aid Society, Civil Division, Educational Advocacy Project, New York, NY
Jeannie Martin   Class of 2004

2002 - 2004 The Harlem Community Justice Center & The Legal Aid Society, Community Law Office, New York, NY
James Regan   Class of 2002

2002 - 2004   Lawyers for Children, New York, NY
Molly Murphy   Class of 2001

2001 - 2003   My Sister's Place, White Plains, NY
Udi Ofer   Class of 2001

2000 - 2002   The Legal Aid Society, Juvenile Rights Division, New York, NY
Terissa G. Horowitz   Class of 1998

1997 - 1998   My Sister's Place, White Plains, NY
Peggy Healy   Class of 1996

1997 - 1999   Northern Manhattan Improvement Corporation, New York, NY
Dora Galacatos   Class of 1996  

1996 - 1998    Appalachian Research and Defense Fund of Kentucky, Prestonsburg, KY
Patrick J. Walsh   Class of 1995

1998 - 1999   The Legal Aid Society, Brooklyn Office for the Aging, Brooklyn, NY
Derek Denckla   Class of 1997

1989 - 1991    Covenant House, New York, NY
John A. Sullivan  Class of 1989

Soros Community Justice Fellowship Recipient:

2012- 2014 ACLU Criminal Law Reform Project
Lynda Garcia, Class of 2012

2004 - 2005 Harlem Tenants' Council
Afua Atta-Mensah   Class of 2004

Women and Justice Fellowship

2013-2014 Avon Global Center for Women and Justice, Cornell Law School, Ithaca, NY
Corey Calabrese     Class of 2010