Who are your heroes in the legal world?
There are many! Judge Roselyn Richter was legal writing professor my law School and watching her career has influenced me greatly. She has overcome many obstacles and societal barriers to become Associate Justice of the New York State Appellate Division. Likewise, the late Judge Deborah Batts. She was the first openly gay African American female federal district court judge.
"As a practitioner, Jillian Weiss has been both model and mentor to me at many levels. "
She is a superbly competent advocate and has been a fearless voice at the national level for the civil rights of transgender and other LGBTQ employees, and our community generally.
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