Paul Sonn, Brennan Center for Social Justice
Brennan Center for Social Justice
at New York University School of Law
co-directs the Economic Justice Project at the Brennan Center
coordinates the Center's legal and legislative support for state and local campaigns around living wage jobs, workers' rights, and accountable development.
has more than ten years of experience designing new state and local policies and defending reform measures against legal challenge.
direction, the Brennan Center
has helped policymakers and grassroots activists promote state campaigns to raise the minimum wage, defend the legality of citywide minimum wage laws, and develop model programs to improve enforcement of the minimum wage and expand access to health care.
Prior to joining the Center in 1999, Mr. Sonn worked as a civil rights litigator at the NAACP Legal Defense & Educational Fund.
clerked for Judge Thelton E. Henderson of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California and Judge R. Lanier Anderson III of the U.S. Court of Appeals
for the Eleventh Circuit.