Andrea Gold earned her law degree from the University of Michigan Law School in 2004,... more
Andrea Gold earned her law degree from the University of Michigan Law School in 2004, where she was an associate editor of the Journal of Law Reform, co-President of the Law Students for Reproductive Choice, and a student attorney at the Family Law Project clinical program. Ms. Gold graduated with high distinction from the University of Michigan Ross School of Business in 2001, concentrating he... view profile
Senior litigation counsel, Center for Constitutional Litigation, P.C., 2005 to... more
Senior litigation counsel, Center for Constitutional Litigation, P.C., 2005 to present. Senior attorney, Voting Section, Civil Rights Division, U.S. Department of Justice, 1996-2005. Legal director, ACLU of Virginia, 1989-96. Co-chair, D.C. Bar Section on Courts, Lawyers and the Administration of Justice, 2008 to present. Adjunct faculty, George Washington Univ. Law ... view profile
A civil rights attorney helps protect the personal rights granted to you by the government. When someone violates those rights, a civil rights attorney can help you make them stop these violations, or repay you for any damage they have done to you. Your civil rights are spelled out in federal and state constitutions and in discrimination laws. In fact, civil rights attorneys are sometimes called discrimination attorneys because they frequently handle cases involving a person being treated differently based on gender, age, ethnicity, or sexual orientation.
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