NYLPI is pleased to announce our new Disability Justice & Health Justice Senior Staff Attorney, Marinda van Dalen. Marinda joins NYLPI after serving as a managing attorney at Texas RioGrande Legal Aid, located in one of the most impoverished counties in the country. There she litigated complex civil cases, primarily in the area of civil rights, on behalf of individual and organizational plaintiffs. Marinda also previously served as Director of the Fair Housing Project at the Public Interest Law Center of Philadelphia. A native New Yorker, Marinda received her J.D. from the City University of New York School of Law and her bachelor’s degree from McGill University. She is fluent in Spanish and Dutch.
A generous gift from Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP supports this position.