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Current PILI Fellows

Below is a list of the 2021 Graduate Fellows. Through the PILI Graduate Fellowship Program, new associates at Chicago law firms spend 300 hours between graduation and joining their firm working at public interest law organizations in Illinois.

If you have any questions, please contact PILI Senior Managing Attorney Brent Page by email or by phone at 312-832-5128.

Sponsored by Chapman and Cutler:

  • Amanda Mehr from Chicago-Kent College of Law at Just the Beginning - A Pipeline Organization

Sponsored by Duane Morris:

  • Paris Mayfield from Notre Dame Law School at James B. Moran Center for Youth Advocacy

Sponsored by Jenner & Block:

  • Karolina Bartosik from Northwestern Pritzker School of Law at Life Span Center for Legal Services and Advocacy
  • Annie Schoenfeldt from University of Chicago Law School at Chicago Volunteer Legal Services
  • Annie Wilt from Harvard Law School at Chicago Alliance Against Sexual Exploitation (CAASE)
  • Vincent Wu from Harvard Law School at Northwestern University Bluhm Legal Clinic

Sponsored by Jones Day:

  • Megan Anderson from University of Chicago Law School at Ascend Justice
  • Natalie Barnaby from Northwestern Pritzker School of Law at Immigration Project

Sponsored by Katten Muchin Rosenman:

  • Scott Goehring from Loyola University Chicago School of Law at Legal Aid Chicago
  • Rachel Kammerzell from Loyola University Chicago School of Law at CARPLS
  • Juan Mata from Washington University School of Law at Chicago Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights Under Law
  • Bora Ndregjoni from Chicago-Kent College of Law at Ascend Justice
  • Yaesul Park from Northwestern Pritzker School of Law at Triage Cancer

Sponsored by Kirkland & Ellis LLP:

  • George Allan from Northwestern Pritzker School of Law at Center for Conflict Resolution
  • Tareq Alosh from Harvard Law School at UIC John Marshall Pro Bono Program
  • Dane Christensen from University of Chicago Law School at Chicago Appleseed Fund for Justice
  • Megan Delurey from University of Chicago Law School at Edwin F. Mandel Legal Aid Clinic
  • Amilia Golic from DePaul University College of Law at Chicago Appleseed Fund for Justice
  • Paul Goodrich from New York University School of Law at Illinois Torture Inquiry and Relief Commission (TIRC)
  • Hayden Gunter from Northwestern Pritzker School of Law at Center for Disability & Elder Law
  • Victor Hollenberg from University of Chicago Law School at Lambda Legal
  • Russell Howland from Northwestern Pritzker School of Law at Northwestern University Bluhm Legal Clinic
  • Katie Kanosh from University of Chicago Law School at Institute for Justice Clinic on Entrepreneurship
  • Sara Koniewicz from Washington University School of Law at Chicago Legal Clinic
  • Andrew Marshall from Northwestern Pritzker School of Law at Center for Disability & Elder Law
  • Joel Mudd from University of Iowa College of Law at MacArthur Justice Center
  • Michael Nuerberger from Northwestern Pritzker School of Law at Ascend Justice
  • Kiana Outen from Northwestern Pritzker School of Law at Northwestern University Bluhm Legal Clinic
  • Seth Sanders from Notre Dame Law School at Legal Aid Chicago
  • Kelsey Shaw from University of Illinois at Roger Baldwin Foundation - ACLU
  • Aleksandra Sasha Timakova from The University of Chicago Law School at Chicago Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights Under Law
  • Victor Cedeno from University of Chicago Law School at Edwin F. Mandel Legal Aid Clinic

Sponsored by Mayer Brown:

  • Dalton Powell from Duke University School of Law at Duke Law Startup Ventures Clinic
  • Jonathan Snavely from University of Michigan Law School at Chicago Legal Clinic

Sponsored by Mayer Brown LLP:

  • Danika Jo Anderson from Notre Dame Law School at US Department of Housing & Urban Development - Office of Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity
  • Natalie Holman from Chicago-Kent College of Law at MALDEF
  • Jasman Sidhu from Northwestern Pritzker School of Law at Cabrini Green Legal Aid

Sponsored by McDermott Will & Emery:

  • Robert Kaylor from Northwestern Pritzker School of Law at Ladder Up
  • Garrett Moores from Indiana University Maurer School of Law at Chicago Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights Under Law
  • David Stage from Northwestern Pritzker School of Law at Loyola University Business Clinic

Sponsored by Reed Smith:

  • James Gao from University of Chicago Law School at Environmental Law and Policy Center of the Midwest
  • Amanda Lack from Washington University School of Law in St. Louis at National Immigrant Justice Center
  • Travis Mitchell from Chicago-Kent College of Law at Illinois Legal Aid Online

Sponsored by Schiff Hardin:

  • Rachael Bryan from Chicago-Kent College of Law at Cook County Office of the Public Guardian

Sponsored by Sidley Austin:

  • Kaylee Bean from Loyola University Chicago School of Law at Loyola University Tax Law Center
  • Elizabeth Buescher from Northwestern Pritzker School of Law at Illinois Legal Aid Online
  • Morgan Eisele from University of Illinois at Loyola University Business Clinic
  • Angie Gallagher from Northwestern Pritzker School of Law at CARPLS
  • Isaac Green from Northwestern Pritzker School of Law at Roger Baldwin Foundation - ACLU
  • Mary Hannon from DePaul University College of Law at Chicago Volunteer Legal Services
  • Daniel Henry from Northwestern Pritzker School of Law at Lawyers for the Creative Arts
  • Reed Kreger from Notre Dame Law School at Loyola University Tax Law Center
  • George Krug from Indiana University Maurer School of Law at US Department of Housing & Urban Development - Office of Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity
  • William Lawrence from Northwestern Pritzker School of Law at Legal Aid Chicago
  • Claire Lee from The University of Chicago Law School at Legal Aid Chicago
  • Rebecca Lewis from Yale Law School at Lawndale Christian Legal Center
  • Paige Lommerin from University of Notre Dame Law School at Equip for Equality
  • Brendan McCartney from The University of Chicago Law School at Roger Baldwin Foundation - ACLU
  • Marina Mehrtens from University of Chicago Law School at Institute for Justice Clinic on Entrepreneurship
  • Ramia Mitchell from Northwestern Pritzker School of Law at Center for Conflict Resolution
  • Peter Riley from Northwestern Pritzker School of Law at The Shriver Center on Poverty Law

Sponsored by Winston & Strawn LLP:

  • Charlie Klingenberg from Loyola University Chicago School of Law at Loyola University Business Clinic
  • Tyree Petty-Williams from University of Chicago Law School at Chicago Coalition for the Homeless
  • Angelica Russell-Johnson from University of Chicago Law School at Just the Beginning - A Pipeline Organization
  • Amanda Stephens from University of Michigan Law School at Federal Defender Program