Sep 14, 2015
12:30pm - 2:00pm    |    Snow Dining Room, Vanderbilt Hall, New York City

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This is a brownbag event.

 

Join PILC and the Center for Human Rights and Global Justice (CHRGJ) for an informal lunch talk with Mitra Ebadolahi (JD 2008 and LLM 2011) and CHRGJ Legal director Nikki Reisch.

After the Legal Director of CHRGJ presents the Center, its programs and the various opportunities for students to get involved, attendees will have the opportunity to talk with Mitra Ebadolahi about her career in public interest. Mitra is here to give career advice and guidance to JD and LLM students interested in international public interest careers.

 

About the speaker

Mitra Ebadolahi is the Border Litigation Project staff attorney at the ACLU of San Diego & Imperial Counties.  From 2011–13, she was the inaugural Nadine Strossen Fellow with the ACLU’s National Security Project in New York.  Her areas of expertise include: constitutional and administrative law and litigation, particularly in the areas of immigrants’ rights and racial justice; international human rights law, especially economic and social rights; national security law and policy; and Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests and litigation.  Ebadolahi attended UCLA as an undergraduate and the London School of Economics as a U.S.-U.K. Fulbright Scholar before completing her legal studies (JD ’08, LL.M. ’12) at New York University School of Law, where she was a Paul & Daisy Soros Fellow and a Root-Tilden-Kern Filomen D’Agostino Scholar.  Following graduation, Ebadolahi clerked for Judge Betty B. Fletcher of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in Seattle, Washington, and for Judge Margaret M. Morrow of the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California in downtown Los Angeles, California. Follow her on Twitter @MitraEbadolahi.

 

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