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Marc Cohan Executive Director

Marc joined NCLEJ in 1996, and served as Director of Litigation for 18 years before becoming Executive Director. He came to NCLEJ following nine years as Director of the Government Benefits Unit in South Brooklyn Legal Services and…

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Greg Bass Senior Attorney

Greg is a Senior Attorney focused on disability rights. Prior to joining NCLEJ, Greg served as Litigation Director at Greater Hartford Legal Aid for more than 16 years. He litigated, with help from NCLEJ staff, Raymond v. Rowland,…

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Katie Deabler Staff Attorney

Katie joined NCLEJ as a Post-Graduate Fellow in September 2015. She is a graduate of NYU School of Law, where she was an Executive Editor of the NYU Journal of Law and Public Policy, and the College of…

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Travis England Senior Attorney

Travis joined NCLEJ as a Staff Attorney in May 2017 following seven years of service as a Trial Attorney at the Civil Rights Division of the United States Department of Justice. At DOJ, his work focused on enforcing the…

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Peter Kendall Systems Administrator

Peter joined NCLEJ in 1996. He has a BA from the Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts and has studied technology independently ever since.

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Edward P. Krugman Volunteer Senior Attorney

NCLEJ Board member Ed Krugman joined the organization as a volunteer Senior Attorney in January 2017. Ed recently retired as a Partner at Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP. Ed has successfully litigated in state and federal courts throughout…

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Leah Lotto Senior Attorney

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…

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Michelle Peeples Administrative Coordinator

Michelle started at NCLEJ in 2001. Previously, she worked at the Bronx Defenders as an Arraignment Clerk in the Bronx Criminal Court. She attended Hunter College, majoring in Liberal Arts.

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Jen Rasay Equal Justice Works Fellow

Jen joins NCLEJ as a 2018-2020 Equal Justice Works Fellow, sponsored by Faber Daeufer & Itrato PC. Her work focuses on the impact of proposed Medicaid work requirements on low-income communities, particularly persons with disabilities. Jen graduated from…

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Emerie Snyder Financial and Administrative Director

Emerie joined NCLEJ as Financial & Administrative Manager in 2013. She has served as administrator, office manager, and bookkeeper at a variety of non-profit and for-profit organizations, including Context America, Pomegranate Arts, EMpower: The Emerging Markets Foundation, and…

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Claudia Wilner Senior Attorney

Claudia leads NCLEJ’s work combating unlawful civil and criminal justice debt collection practices. Prior to joining NCLEJ, she launched New Economy Project’s groundbreaking law project, which worked with thousands of low-income New Yorkers and community groups to fight…

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Britney Wilson Staff Attorney/Paul M. Dodyk Fellow

Britney Wilson joined NCLEJ in September 2018 as a staff attorney, sponsored by the Paul M. Dodyk Fellowship. Her work focuses on the intersection of poverty, civil rights, and racial justice. Before NCLEJ, Britney was a Bertha Fellow…

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