Cathren Cohen

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Cathren Cohen is a Law Fellow for Lambda Legal, the oldest and largest organization dedicated to advancing the civil rights of lesbians, gay men, bisexuals, transgender people and individuals living with HIV. Cohen's fellowship is primarily focused on working with Lambda's Youth in Out-of-Home Care Project, which advocates, litigates, and advances policy reform on behalf of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer/questioning (“LGBTQ”) youth in foster care, juvenile justice, and homelessness systems of care.

Prior to joining Lambda Legal as a Law Fellow, Cohen was a legal intern with the organization through NYU Law's LGBTQ Rights Clinic. Additionally, Cohen was a legal intern with the Bronx Defenders Family Defense Practice, a student advocate in NYU Law's Reproductive Justice Clinic, and a legal intern with Planned Parenthood. Cohen authored "Beyond Rational Belief: Evaluating Health-Justified Abortion Restrictions After Whole Woman's Health," published by the N.Y.U. Review of Law and Social Change.

Cohen graduated from New York University School of Law, where she was a Senior Articles Editor for the N.Y.U. Review of Law and Social Change and a Board Member of the school’s chapter of Law Students for Reproductive Justice (now known as If/When/How). She received her bachelor’s degree, magna cum laude, with majors in Psychology and Political Science from the University of California, Los Angeles.

Cohen is licensed to practice law in New York and California.