NYLAG’s lawyers and staff have deep expertise in civil legal issues, including domestic violence, education rights, healthcare access [Medicaid and Medicare], housing, immigration, LGBTQ rights, veterans’ rights, consumer law, employment law, government & pubic benefits, and much more.
Our experts have been featured on TV, online media, public awareness campaigns and radio, including in top tier outlets such as The New York Times, Fox, NPR, USA Today and more.
We believe in the role of media to disseminate truthful and accurate information in a timely fashion. To request one of our experts, or to get a statement or interview on current and relevant local New York or national issues affecting civil liberties, please contact us.
Our Statements and Releases
With Joe Biden now the 47th President of the U.S., NYLAG urges the Biden Administration to reverse policies that harm the communities we serve.
NYLAG and the Veterans Legal Services Clinic at Yale Law School received a historic win for veterans suffering due to radiation exposure.
COVID-19 rates are rising in NYC and across the U.S. NYLAG is calling on the governor to extend the residential eviction moratorium statewide now.
NYLAG in the News
NYLAG’s Samantha Kubek condemns the Veterans Affairs recent telephone town hall discussion on military sexual trauma stating that it shows “deep-seated problems.”
NYLAG’s Pam Wexler authors op-ed in CityLimits detailing the need for culturally sensitive and trauma-informed legal service providers to better serve domestic violence survivors and eliminate cultural barriers.
NYLAG’s Tuozhi Lorna Zhen authors op-ed for Bloomberg Law discussing how racism and implicit biases negatively impact the perceived credibility of domestic violence survivors.