Elsa Mota / Cochran Fellow

Elsa Mota joined NSBHF as a Cochran Fellow in 2023. Before joining NSBHF, Elsa was a Bertha Justice Fellow at the Center for Constitutional Rights where she specialized in advocating for immigrant rights and racial justice by challenging government misconduct and abusive immigration practices. Elsa also spent a year as a judicial law clerk for the Honorable Edgardo Ramos of the U.S. District Court of the Southern District of New York.

During law school, Elsa participated in designing and establishing Yale Law School’s Access to Law School Program, a law school pipeline program designed for people from the New Haven area who are first generation, low- income, formerly incarcerated, racial minorities in the U.S., or members of another group that is underrepresented in the law.

  • Yale Law School, J.D.
  • University of Florida, B.S. and B.A., with Honors

Phone: (212) 965-9081

Fax: (212) 965-9084

Hon. Edgardo Ramos, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
New York

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