Rachel Niegelberg is an Equal Justice Works Fellow. She is helping to expand the Healthy Together medical-legal partnership by providing direct legal representation and support to students with disabilities and their families who are experiencing health-harming education needs. Prior to her legal career, Rachel worked as a special education teacher in New York public schools. During law school, she interned at Massachusetts Advocates for Children and the Children’s Law Center of Massachusetts. She also served as a Youth Advocacy and Policy Lab Fellow and provided direct representation in housing cases through the Tenant Advocacy Project. Rachel speaks Spanish.
Harvard Law School, JD
State University of New York at Cortland, MSEd, Teaching Students with Disabilities
State University of New York at Fredonia, MusB, Music Education