Lynn D. Lu, Clinical Law Professor, teaches first-year Lawyering and is a Supervising Attorney in the Economic Justice Project. She earned her J.D. magna cum laude from NYU School of Law, where she was an Arthur Garfield Hays Civil Liberties Fellow and Articles Selection Editor for the NYU Review of Law and Social Change. Prior to joining CUNY School of Law, Lynn was Associate Director and Acting Assistant Professor of Lawyering at NYU School of Law. She was formerly Staff Attorney at the National Center for Law and Economic Justice, where she handled class-action litigation and policy advocacy to expand access to public benefits; Katz Fellow and Counsel at the Brennan Center for Justice at NYU School of Law, where she focused on criminal justice and child welfare reform; and Managing Law Clerk in the Chambers of the Honorable Kermit V. Lipez, U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit. Lynn earned her B.A. summa cum laude from Harvard/Radcliffe Colleges with a degree in Women’s Studies and holds an M.A. in English Literature/Critical Theory from Sussex University. Before embarking on a legal career, Lynn was a book editor and publisher at South End Press.


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