Staff Members

Jameelah Najieb

September 19, 2022

Jameelah joined Disability Rights Advocates as a Ralph Santiago Abascal Fellow in September 2022. Jameelah received her J.D. from University of California, Hastings College of the Law, where she was a senior staff editor of the Hasting’s Gender and the Law Journal, President of the Women of Color Collective, and on the board of Hastings … Continue reading “Jameelah Najieb”

Amelia Evard

September 19, 2022

Amelia graduated from UC Davis School of Law in 2021 with Pro Bono Program and Public Interest Law certificates. She spent the past year as a Chancellor’s Legal Fellow with the UC Davis Office of the Campus Counsel working on a variety of issues, including civil rights compliance. While in law school, she externed with … Continue reading “Amelia Evard”

Josh Rosenthal

September 1, 2022

Josh Rosenthal joined Disability Rights Advocates in 2022 as a Senior Staff Attorney. Before joining DRA, Mr. Rosenthal represented people with serious mental illness at Disability Rights New York, the state’s protection and advocacy system. While there, he monitored conditions for people with disabilities who were hospitalized or incarcerated in New York and represented adults … Continue reading “Josh Rosenthal”

Madeleine Reichman

March 16, 2022

Madeleine Reichman joined Disability Rights Advocates in 2022 as a Staff Attorney after several years of working for tenants’ rights. She started her career defending tenants in eviction proceedings at Mobilization for Justice (formerly MFY Legal Services). Later, she joined the New York City Commission on Human Rights, where she investigated and prosecuted source of … Continue reading “Madeleine Reichman”