Jen joined the Center in 2020 as a Legal Fellow and became a Staff Attorney in 2022. She assists in all aspects of the Center’s U.S. litigation.
Before joining the Center, Jen served as an Equal Justice Works Fellow at the National Center for Law and Economic Justice where she focused on disability rights, economic justice, and access to health care issues. While at NCLEJ, she worked to protect access to Medicaid for low-income individuals with disabilities through impact litigation and policy advocacy.
Jen received her J.D. from Northeastern University School of Law with a concentration in Labor, Work & Income. While in law school, she participated in two community-based social justice projects with NUSL’s Legal Skills in Social Context Program, first as a student researcher and later as a Social Justice Lawyering Fellow. Originally from Honolulu, Hawaii, Jen graduated summa cum laude from the University of Hawai`i at Mānoa with Bachelor of Arts degrees in Political Science and Communicology.