Marinda van Dalen
Director of Litigation
Marinda van Dalen is the Director of Litigation at NYLPI where she manages litigation matters across programmatic areas using the community-centered lawyering model. Throughout her career, Marinda has represented thousands of clients in a wide range of civil rights cases. She has expertise in the areas of disability rights, health justice, voting rights, immigrants’ rights, employment law, and border issues. Prior to joining NYLPI in 2017, Marinda served as a managing attorney at Texas RioGrande Legal Aid and 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..