Legal Administrative Manager
New York, NY
Amy Cook is the Legal Administrative Manager, located in the New York City Headquarters of Lambda Legal, the oldest and largest national legal organization committed to achieving full recognition of the civil rights of lesbians, gay men, bisexuals, transgender people and people with HIV. With a long background of paralegal experience, along with a history of LGBT and HIV-related activism, she oversees the day to day functions of the legal department, as well as assisting the Deputy Legal Director and a staff attorney in New York.
Prior to joining Lambda Legal, Cook worked for nine years as a paralegal in the field of medical malpractice. She was a founding charter member of the Youth Pride Chorus, as well as a singing and associate member of the New York City Gay Men’s Chorus. She holds a B.A. in Political Science, summa cum laude, with Distinction, from Rider University. Outside of her professional work, Cook is an award winning lyricist (BMI Lehman Engel Musical Theatre Workshop, BMI Jerry Harrington Award for Outstanding Creative Achievement) and a multi-marathoner.