Our People


Executive Team

Kristen Jackson

Interim President & CEO

Karla Chalif

Vice President , Chief Operating Officer & General Counsel

Kathryn Eidmann

Chief of Litigation & Legal Programs, Vice President

Steven Godoy

Chief Financial Officer, Vice President

Tracy Rice

Vice President , Chief Development Officer

Directing Attorneys

Gina Amato Lough

Directing Attorney – Immigrants’ Rights Project

Sharon Balmer Cartagena

Directing Attorney – Children’s Rights Project

Steph Carroll

Directing Attorney – Consumer Rights and Economic Justice

Ritu Mahajan Estes

Directing Attorney – Community Development Project

Tara Ford

Interim Directing Attorney – Opportunity Under Law

Silvana Naguib

Directing Attorney – Homelessness Prevention Law Project

Amanda Pertusati

Interim Directing Attorney of Center for Veterans’ Advancement

Mark Rosenbaum

Senior Special Counsel for Strategic Litigation

Rachel Stein

Directing Attorney – Audrey Irmas Gender Justice Project


Joshua Busch

Director of Communications

Judy Verduzco

Director of Social Work

David Daniels

Director of Pro Bono

Ana Torres

Director of Human Resources

Joshua Hirsch

Director of Grants

Daphne Paige


Scott Gizicki

Director of Philanthropy

Scot Moore

Director of Information Technology

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