Shereen A. White

Shereen A. White is a Senior Staff Attorney at Children’s Rights. Prior to joining Children’s Rights in 2019, Ms. White spent the duration of her legal career in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She served as an Assistant General Counsel for The School District of Philadelphia, primarily representing the District in special education matters. Ms. White also worked as a Child Advocate Attorney in the Child Advocacy Unit of the Defender Association of Philadelphia, where she provided direct representation to children involved in the child welfare system. Before her work in the nonprofit sphere, she was a Commercial Litigation and Family Law Associate at Fox Rothschild, LLP.

Ms. White earned a J.D. from Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law in 2009. She was actively involved in the school’s Inclusiveness Commission and Black Law Students Association and gained hands-on legal experience volunteering at the SeniorLAW Center and Legal Aid of Southeastern Pennsylvania. Ms. White received her B.A. in political science with a minor in history from Duke University and has remained an active member of the Duke University Alumni Association.



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