Bree Bernwanger oversees LCCRSF’s pro bono asylum representation project and leads its immigration-related impact litigation and policy advocacy. She joined LCCRSF from the Feerick Center for Social Justice at Fordham Law School, where she directed the New York Unaccompanied Immigrant Children & Immigrant Families Project. In 2016, she served as Managing Attorney of the CARA Family Detention Pro Bono Project, which provides pro bono representation to asylum-seeking women and children detained in Dilley, Texas. Before joining Fordham, Bree taught and supervised students handling immigration and family law cases in Albany Law School’s clinical program. She began her career as a litigation associate at Sidley Austin LLP and as a legal fellow at the New York Civil Liberties Union. Bree is a graduate of the University of Texas at Austin and Georgetown Law. She is admitted to practice in NY and her California admission is pending.
Bree Bernwanger, Esq.
( she/her )
Senior Attorney, Immigrant Justice
(415) 543-9444 x 209