Nikki Reisch Center for Human Rights and Global Justice at NYU Law

Nikki Reisch

Nikki Reisch is the Legal Director of the Center for Human Rights and Global Justice and a supervising attorney in the Global Justice Clinic at NYU School of Law. Her work focuses on corporate accountability, economic inequality and environmental justice. Her practice areas also include immigrant rights, national security, and the surveillance state, with an emphasis on the intersection between international law and domestic civil rights. She previously clerked for Judge Marsha S. Berzon on the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals and Judge Raymond J. Lohier Jr. on the Second Circuit Court of Appeals. Prior to studying law, Reisch worked as an advocate with NGOs challenging adverse impacts of international financial institutions and climate change policies on communities in the Global South. She received her J.D. from NYU School of Law, where she was a Root-Tilden-Kern and Institute for International Law and Justice Scholar, and her B.A. from Yale University. Her book, Tax, Inequality and Human Rights (co-edited with Philip Alston) will be published by Oxford University Press in spring 2019.


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