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Emily Haan, Esq.

Supervising Family Law Staff Attorney

Emily Haan is the Supervising Family Law Staff Attorney at NCLR, where she litigates family law cases. Emily joined NCLR in 2014.  She started her career as a staff attorney at the Transgender Legal Defense and Education Fund in New York where she participated in a wide range of civil rights litigation on behalf of transgender clients.  She later worked as an associate in the New York office of Littler Mendelson, P.C. where she litigated employment cases in state and federal courts.

Emily received her J.D. from UCLA Law School with a specialization in Critical Race Studies. At UCLA Emily was a managing editor of the UCLA Law Review and a co-chair of Law Students for Reproductive Justice. During law school, Emily was a semester law clerk at NCLR and was a summer judicial extern for the Honorable Christina Snyder of the Central District of California. She received her B.A. from the University of Michigan, graduating Phi Beta Kappa.

Emily is admitted to practice law in New York and California.

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