Alex Franco is an immigration and human rights attorney with a private practice based in Bushwick. They currently serve as the Treasurer of the Chapter, as well as co-chair of the Chapter's new immigration committee.


Robert Boyle is a solo practitioner specializing in criminal appeals and post-conviction litigation. He has developed an expertise in government misconduct and prisoners' rights litigation.
Elena L. Cohen is an attorney, doctoral candidate, and activist. She received her J.D. from Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, and is currently a PhD student in the Political Science department at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York, and an adjunct assistant professor teaching Civil Rights and Gender and the Law classes in the City University of New York system. Ms. Cohen served as the President of the New York City Chapter of the National Lawyers Guild for two terms, and is the President Elect of the National Lawyers Guild. She is a member of the NLG's Queer Caucus, Animal Rights Activism Committee, International Committee, and Mass Defense Committee. Her legal practice includes criminal defense and civil rights litigation.
Amith Gupta is a recent NYU Law graduate, where he was an Institute for International Law and Justice Scholar. He currently works in appellate litigation and other post-conviction litigation, with an eye toward the intersection of immigration law and criminal law. He is a Palestine solidarity activist.
Anna Joseph is one of the Executive Committee's new members, is currently clerking with the Honorable Judge Rivera on the New York Court of Appeals. Previously, Anna worked at Dejusticia, an NGO based in Bogotá, Colombia, in their gender justice area. Her interests include LGBTQ rights, racial justice, reproductive rights, immigration, and public defense.
Danny Meyers joined NLGNYC in 1968. He has actively served on the EC for many years. He is a former Chapter President. 1974-2000, he served as co-counsel in the Attica Brothers' federal class action damages suit. He practiced for forty-eight years, in the areas of criminal defense, civil and human rights law. Although Danny is retired, he has never ceased to Build the Guild.
Ann Schneider has had a 30-year career in advocacy for working-class clients and people of color. She is a writer, domestic relations attorney, radical feminist, and supporter of farms, coops, and tenants. She is known for making tailored suits of fine natural fibers.


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