All items tagged 'Staff Attorney'

Maya Sikand

Maya Sikand (she/her) is an Immigrants’ Rights Staff Attorney from Nairobi, committed to the abolition of borders, prisons, and capitalist empire. Prior to joining TakeRoot Justice, Maya was at EarthRights International, where she worked with indigenous communities seeking corporate accountability

Ali Goodley-Espinosa

Ali Goodley-Espinosa (she/her) is a staff attorney on the Consumer Justice Practice team. She graduated from Northeastern University School of Law in 2023 with an interdisciplinary certificate in Poverty Law & Economic Justice. During law school, Ali interned at the

María de Lourdes Vaello-Calderón

María de Lourdes Vaello-Calderón (she/her) is a staff attorney in the Housing Rights practice. She is a human rights lawyer and community advocate, having worked at the intersection of the right to housing and disaster recovery in her native Puerto

Kiki Tapiero

Kiki Tapiero (they/them) is a multiracial latinx queer abolitionst and an Immigrants’ Rights Staff Attorney. Prior to joining TakeRoot Justice, Kiki was a NYIFUP attorney at The Bronx Defenders for two years, where they represented individuals detained by ICE. At

Kimberly Fayette

Kimberly is a Staff Attorney in the Workers’ Rights practice area. She graduated from Brown University and the New York University School of Law, where she was a Root-Tilden-Kern Public Interest Scholar. Prior to joining TakeRoot, she served as a

Samantha Wilhelm

Samantha Wilhelm is a staff attorney on the Workers’ Rights team. Prior to joining TakeRoot Justice, she was a law clerk to the Honorable Lois Bloom at the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York. Samantha