MEET THE 2018 FELLOWS


 
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David UREÑa

Massachusetts attorney general's office,

civil rights division

David is an experienced attorney with a background in litigation and advocacy on behalf of low-wage workers. David began his career as a Staff Attorney in the Workers’ Justice Project of Mobilization for Justice (formerly MFY Legal Services), where he provided direct legal services to hundreds of low-wage workers in New York City. He went on to join the Workers’ Rights Practice of the Community Development Project at the Urban Justice Center as a Staff Attorney. At the Community Development Project, David worked with low-wage workers, in partnership with New York City-based grassroots workers’ centers and community groups organizing for systemic workplace change, and provided representation in state and federal court litigation to vindicate their rights.

David is a graduate of Fordham Law School, where he was a Stein Scholar for Public Interest Law and Ethics, and the University of Pennsylvania.

 
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amanda mangaser savage

oakland city attorney's office,

community lawyering & Civil rights unit

Amanda is an attorney with experience in affirmative litigation and policy advocacy. Prior to becoming a PRP Legal Fellow, Amanda was an attorney with the Project on Predatory Student Lending at the Legal Services Center of Harvard Law School. There, she developed and litigated cases on behalf of students harmed by for-profit schools, and engaged in state and federal policy advocacy to strengthen protections for student loan borrowers. Amanda also served as a Special Assistant Attorney General in the Civil Rights Division of the Massachusetts Attorney General’s Office in 2014 and 2015. In that role, she worked to redress discrimination in housing, employment, and public accommodations.

Amanda is a graduate of Harvard College and Yale Law School, where she was a student director of the Immigration Legal Services Clinic, assisting clients seeking asylum and post-asylum benefits. She hails from Goleta, California and is thrilled to return to the West Coast to contribute to Oakland’s public rights enforcement.

 
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callie wilson

oakland city attorney's office,

community lawyering & civil rights unit 

We have partnered with Justice Catalyst to host an additional fellow in the Oakland City Attorney's office on a one-year fellowship. As a PRP/Justice Catalyst Fellow, Callie will work to promote gender equity. During law school, she collaborated with the San Francisco City Attorney’s Office to litigate issues ranging from housing rights to gender equity and climate change.

A graduate of Yale Law School and Barnard College, she was a co-Editor-in-Chief of the Yale Journal of Law & Feminism.