J.D., American University Washington College of Law
B.S., Boston University
Esther Davila is a Gallogly Family Foundation Public Interest Law Fellow in the Public Benefits Unit and the Immigrants’ Rights Legal Services Project. Esther assists immigrants seeking public benefits through educational outreach, assistance with benefits applications and appeals, and policy advocacy.
Esther received her B.S. from Boston University and her J.D. from American University Washington College of Law. While in law school, Esther was a student attorney in the Civil Advocacy Clinic and served as Symposium Editor for the Journal of Gender, Social Policy and the Law. She also interned for the Honorable Sarah Netburn on the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, and Legal Aid in the Public Benefits Unit. Before law school, Esther was a Bill Emerson National Hunger Fellow with the Congressional Hunger Center through which she engaged in anti-hunger and anti-poverty work at Just Harvest and The Center for Law and Social Policy.