Position: Senior Staff Attorney
Chloe Holzman joined Disability Rights Advocates in 2020 as a Staff Attorney and became a Senior Staff Attorney in 2022. Her past practice has focused on housing, public benefits, and reducing barriers to employment for people with disabilities. Prior to joining DRA, she was an Agency Attorney at the New York City Commission on Human Rights, where she prosecuted violations of the City’s anti-discrimination law. Previously, she represented clients with mental illness in housing and other civil cases as a Senior Staff Attorney with the Mental Health Law Project at Mobilization for Justice (formerly MFY Legal Services). Additionally, she worked in the Disability Rights Section of the U.S. Department of Justice’s Civil Rights Division, enforcing the integration mandate under Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act.
Ms. Holzman’s experience also includes post-graduate legal fellowships with an LGBTQI advocacy group in El Salvador and with the Legal Aid Society’s Homeless Rights Project in NYC, as well as summer positions during law school with the HIV Project at Brooklyn Legal Services and at a civil rights firm in Washington, D.C. She received a B.A. from Brown University, and a J.D. cum laude from the University of Michigan Law School. She speaks fluent Spanish.« Back to All Staff