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Past and Current Fellows

Project-Based Fellowships

Since 2009, the law school has awarded 40 project-based fellowships to graduates who are passionate about public interest legal work and driven to make a difference. In seven years, fellowships funded by the Toll Public Interest Center, the Penn Law Review, S. Gerald Litvin & Dennis R. Suplee, and Langer, Grogan & Diver P.C., have launched public interest careers throughout the US and around the world.

2016-17

Isabel Abreu L’16: HIAS Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Caroline Buck L’16: Community Legal Services, Philadelphia, PA

Alison Hollenbeck L’14: Northwest Immigrant Rights Project, Tacoma, WA

Marie Logan L’15: Earthjustice, San Francisco, CA

2015-16

Jack Regenbogen L’15: Colorado Center on Law and Policy, Denver, CO

Ben Wiener L’14: Center for Appellate Litigation, New York, NY

Rob Zielinski L’15: Chicago Volunteer Services, Chicago, IL

 

2014-15

Noel Leon L’14: Law Students for Reproductive Justice, Philadelphia, PA

Rekha Nair L’12: Florence Immigrant & Refugee Rights Project, Florence, AZ

Sarah Pitts L’12: S. Military Assistance Project, Philadelphia, PA

Joline Price L’12: Pennsylvania Health Law Project, Philadelphia, PA

Christina Reichert L’14: Oceana, Washington, D.C.

 

2013-14

Valerie Baron L’12: Environmental Integrity Project, Washington, D.C.

Shikha Bhattacharjee L’13: Human Rights Watch, New York, NY

Liz Booth L’13: Community Legal Services, Philadelphia, PA

Asher Levinthal L’13: Bronx Defenders, Bronx, New York, NY

Kathleen Norland L’13: Human Rights First, Washington, D.C.

Joline Price L’12: Pennsylvania Health Law Project, Philadelphia, PA

2012-13

Sarah Alba L’11: Manhattan Legal Services, New York, NY

Denisse Cordova L’12: Food First Information and Action Network (FIAN), Germany

Jamie Gullen L’12: Community Legal Services, Philadelphia, PA

Megan Rok L’11: Support Center for Child Advocates, Philadelphia, PA

2011-12

Matt McFeeley L’11: Natural Resources Defense Counsel, Washington D.C.

Abel Rodriguez L’11: Nueva Esperanza, Philadelphia, PA

Benjamin Salvina L’11: Community Legal Services, Philadelphia, PA

Joanna Visser Adjoian L’10: Juvenile Law Center, Philadelphia, PA

2010-11

Mira Baylson L’08: Defender Association of Philadelphia, PA

Elizabeth Leonard L’10: Disability Rights Advocates, Berkeley, CA

Emily Torstveit Ngara L’10: Nationalities Service Center, Philadelphia, PA

2009-10

Dan Urevick-Ackelsberg L’09: Community Legal Services, Philadelphia, PA

Catalyst Fellowships

Though only a year old, the Catalyst grant program is already supporting Penn Law graduates beginning careers in public interest at organizations all over the country.

2016-17

Matthew Hiltibran L’16: Cook County Public Defender’s Office, Chicago, IL

Dori Molozanov L’16: National Health Law Program, Washington, DC

2015-16

Elizabeth Frawley L’15: Mecklenburg Public Defender’s Office, Charlotte, NC

Daniel Lambright L’15: AARP Foundation Litigation, Washington, D.C.

Katharine Schulman L’15: Committee for Public Counsel Services, Boston, MA

2014-15

Elisa Downey-Zayas L’14: Defender Association of Philadelphia, Philadelphia

Sheryl Golkow L’14: U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Washington, D.C.

Andreas Kuersten L’14: National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration, Washington, D.C.

Caroline Merideth L’14: Travis County Prosecutor’s Office, Austin, TX

Will Moine L’14: Clark County Office of the Public Defender, Las Vegas, NV