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Jonathan Feldman

Shannon Sswiatek December 17, 2019

Jonathan Feldman is returning to Empire Justice Center as its Legal Director where he oversees impact litigation and all practice groups. Most recently, he taught full-time at Cornell Law School. From 1997 to 2018, Jonathan was a Senior Attorney at Empire Justice Center. Earlier in his career, he worked for the Community Service Society in New York City and the Education Law Center in Newark, NJ, where he helped to litigate the landmark school finance case, Abbott v. Burke. He has published in the fields of disability rights, civil rights, and educational equity, and is currently revising a leading education law textbook (Education Law, 6th Edition, forthcoming 2020). A graduate of Oberlin College and New York University School of Law, he clerked for a federal district judge in Philadelphia before pursuing public interest law.