The second Paul M. Dodyk Fellow for Economic Justice, Leah began work at NCLEJ in August 2014. She comes to NCLEJ from Georgia Legal Services Program’s Farmworker Rights Division, where she was a Senior Staff Attorney. She has litigated federal court cases on behalf of both local U.S. farm workers and H-2A guest workers from Mexico to seek justice for minimum wage violations. She has also litigated federal court employment discrimination cases to fight for workers turned away and unjustly fired from farm work jobs on account of their race and national origin. She is a 2009 graduate of the NYU School of Law and a 2002 magna cum laude graduate of Amherst College.