Staff Members

Erin Gallagher

Erin Gallagher joined Disability Rights Advocates in 2021 as a Staff Attorney. Prior to joining Disability Rights Advocates, Ms. Gallagher was a Staff Attorney at A Better Childhood where she litigated civil rights class actions seeking to reform state child welfare systems on behalf of children in foster care. In addition, Ms. Gallagher spent the […]

Morgan Duffy-Granville

Hailing from the great city of Scranton, Pennsylvania, Morgan is a proud disabled woman currently working in health technology. She received her Bachelors of Arts from Stanford University in Human Biology with a focus on American Health Policy, and recently matriculated to the London School of Economics and Public Policy for a Masters of Science […]

Brian Frumkin

Brian Frumkin has been an attorney with Bank of America for over 30 years, specializing in consumer financial services and digital payment solutions.  He also provides legal advice on accessibility matters to the retail bank and is especially proud of his work in helping the Bank maintain a leadership position in accessible banking services.  Beginning […]

Kathy Martinez

Kathy Martinez, an internationally recognized disability rights leader, joined Disability Rights Advocates as President/CEO in March 2021 after having spent six years as SVP, Head of Disability and Accessibility Strategy for Wells Fargo. While with Wells Fargo, Kathy helped to weave disability into the overall diversity agenda to expand the bank’s capabilities and programs to […]

Darren Minarik

Darren Minarik is currently an associate professor in secondary social studies and special education teacher preparation and serves as co-director for the Virginia Inclusive Practices Center at Radford University. He is also a senior staff member for the American Civics Center, a nonpartisan civic education organization based in Washington, D.C. Darren earned a B.A. and […]

Ptahra Jeppe

Ptahra Jeppe joined Disability Rights Advocates in 2020 as a Wolinsky Fellowship Attorney. She departed DRA in 2021 to become a Staff Attorney at Advocates for Children of New York. Ms. Jeppe received her J.D. magna cum laude with a curricular focus in Disability Law & Policy and an M.S.Ed. in Disability Studies from Syracuse […]