Christina Brandt-Young

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Position: Supervising Attorney

Christina Brandt-Young, a Supervising Attorney for Disability Rights Advocates in New York, develops and litigates class and impact cases under the Americans with Disabilities Act.  She has particular expertise in elections and health care, and works with legal services and shelter providers serving victims of domestic violence with disabilities.  Prior to her work with Disability Rights Advocates, Ms. Brandt-Young was a senior staff attorney at Legal Momentum evaluating and litigating sex, race, and disability discrimination in class and impact employment and education cases. She also formerly was a staff attorney with the New York Legal Assistance Group where she represented domestic violence victims, and was a member of an appointed counsel panel for child abuse, neglect, custody, and family offense cases on review from Family Court to the New York Appellate Division. She obtained her BM and MM from Northwestern University, a Master of Arts in Musicology from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and her JD cum laude from the University of Michigan Law School. Following law school, Ms. Brandt-Young clerked for the Honorable Walter Carpeneti of the Supreme Court of the State of Alaska. 

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