Meetra Mehdizadeh joined the Center in 2021 and assists with all aspects of the Center’s U.S. litigation.
Prior to joining the Center, Meetra worked as an agency attorney at the New York City Commission on Human Rights, where she enforced the City’s anti-discrimination law with a focus on claims of gender discrimination and gender-based harassment. Previously, Meetra worked on impact litigation involving children in state custody as a staff attorney at Children’s Rights.
Meetra is a graduate of Harvard Law School, where she served as a Managing Editor of the Harvard Civil Rights-Civil Liberties Law Review, and the University of Chicago, where she majored in Political Science and Near Eastern Languages & Civilizations. Before law school, Meetra served as a youth development volunteer in the Peace Corps in Morocco.