Sudi Tasissa is a Staff Attorney in the Consumer Law Unit. Prior to joining Legal Aid in April 2021, Sudi was a Public Interest and Government Fellow at the Bureau of Consumer Frauds and Protection of the New York State Attorney General’s office.
Sudi received her B.A., cum laude, from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, and received her J.D. from Columbia Law School. While in law school, she was a Davis Polk Leadership fellow. Sudi’s fellowship focused on increasing access to education and breaking down barriers to professional growth for students who come from underserved communities. During law school, Sudi worked as a legal intern at the International Rescue Committee and served as a student attorney with the Immigrants’ Rights Clinic. As a student attorney, she represented immigrants in their removal proceedings. She is near fluent in Amharic and Afaan Oromo.
‡ Not yet admitted to the Bar of the District of Columbia, but admitted to practice law in another jurisdiction. Practicing law in the District of Columbia pursuant to D.C. Court of Appeals Rule 49(c)(9)(B) under the supervision of Legal Aid attorneys admitted to the D.C. Bar and in good standing.
J.D., Columbia Law School
B.A., cum laude, University of Maryland
Phone: (202)- 386-6661
Fax: (202) 727-2132