June 17, 2020 |

In addition to directing Center for Latinx Rights and Equality (CLRE) and teaching at CUNY Law, Prof. Gomez-Velez has extensive experience in private practice, public interest law, and public service. She has served as Assistant Deputy Attorney General for Public Advocacy in the NY State Attorney General’s Office, Special Counsel to the Chief Administrative Judge of the NY State Unified Court System, and General Counsel/Agency Chief Contracting Officer at the NYC Department of Youth Services. She was a staff attorney for the national ACLU Reproductive Freedom Project as well as NYU School of Law’s Brennan Center for Justice as well as the Executive Director of the New York Legal Education Opportunity program.