Originally from New York, Susannah Cohen graduated magna cum laude from Columbia College/Columbia University in 2017 with a B.A. in American Studies with honors. In college, she interned at the National Center for Access to Justice and for Senator Charles Schumer in his New York and D.C. offices. Before law school, Ms. Cohen worked on federal legislative advocacy for gender and economic justice as a Legislative Assistant at the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism and Public Policy and Research Assistant at the American Association of University Women in Washington, D.C. At Columbia, she serves as CLWA’s Advocacy Chair, is a Public Interest/Public Service fellow, currently serves on the Columbia Law Review, and participated in the Williams Institute Moot Court as a 1L. Ms. Cohen spent her 1L Summer interning in the Civil Rights Bureau of the New York Attorney General's Office.