Securing Access to Justice:

A Conversation with Director Rachel Rossi, U.S. Department of Justice

Thursday, February 22, 6:00 p.m. @SSS 114

Rachel Rossi was appointed to serve as Director of the Office for Access to Justice at the U.S. Department of Justice in May 2022 by President Biden and Attorney General Merrick Garland. Prior to serving as Director of this office, she served as the first Anti-Hate Coordinator for the Justice Department as part of her role as the Deputy Associate Attorney General, under Associate Attorney General Vanity Gupta. Before that, she served as Counsel to Senate Judiciary Committee Chair Richard J. Durbin, before becoming Counsel to the U.S. House of Representatives, Committee on the Judiciary, Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security. Director Rossi began her career as a public defender in Los Angeles, where she served for almost a decade.

This event is being hosted by the Yale undergraduate Legal Aid Association (YULAA)

By Elizabeth Keane
Elizabeth Keane Recruiting Coordinator