Emma Morgenstern L’19
Emma is a Staff Attorney in the Portland and Lewiston offices of the Immigrant Legal Advocacy Project (ILAP) in Maine. She previously served as an Immigrant Justice Corps Fellow working at Volunteers of Legal Service, a non-profit in New York City providing free immigration legal services. At Penn Carey Law, Emma was a student legal representative in the Transnational Legal Clinic. She also served as Executive Editor on the Journal of Law and Social Change, Co-Director of the International Refugee Assistance Project, a board member of Penn Carey Law Palestine Solidarity, and Co-Chair of Penn’s National Lawyers Guild chapter. She spent her summers working with Reprieve, a legal NGO in London, UK, and ILAP in Portland, Maine.
Prior to attending Penn Carey Law, Emma graduated from Tufts University and earned a master’s degree in human rights from the London School of Economics. Emma also worked as an immigration paralegal and spent time in Ramallah, Palestine at Sharek Youth Forum. Emma remains passionate about providing high-quality free legal services to those in need while staying alert to and advocating for the demise of systemic inequality and oppression.