Staff

With a workforce of about 30, Children’s Rights is a small group making a big impact on U.S. child welfare. We have won landmark legal victories and improved the lives of hundreds of thousands of children. Our talented attorneys and staff have a reputation for being skilled strategists, tenacious advocates and, most of all, effective reformers.

Staff

Kelsey Atkinson, paralegal
Sara Bartosz, deputy director of litigation strategy
Wende Gozan Brown, director of communications and marketing
Hailey Cherepon, paralegal
Bianca Herlitz-Ferguson, paralegal
Aaron Finch, staff attorney
Harry Frischer, lead counsel
Catherine Frizell, staff attorney
Daniele Gerard, staff attorney
Elizabeth Pitman Gretter, staff attorney
Elissa Glucksman Hyne, senior policy analyst
Ira Lustbader, litigation director
Marjorie A. McAndrews, director of finance
Erin McGuinness, senior policy analyst
Meetra Mehdizadeh, law clerk
Bridget Morrison, paralegal
Nelida Mulero, bookkeeper
Stephanie Persson, law clerk
Adriana Pezzulli , Director of Development
Susan Reeves, executive assistant
Christina Wilson Remlin, senior staff attorney
Kathleen Rivera, senior manager, advancement and donor relations
Joshua Rosenthal, senior staff attorney
Sandy Santana, executive director
Isabel Skilton, paralegal
Alysa Stryker, digital strategy associate
Emmy Vargas, senior administrative assistant
Sally S. Weissman, director of operations

Of Counsel

Stephen Dixon
Rachel Brodin Nili
Eric Thompson