Amanda Leigh B.

LawyerUniversity of Chicago

United States

Summary

Proven manager and cross-cultural team leader Experienced litigator and legal strategist ACHIEVEMENTS: • Led the strategic shift within the Indian operations of a global NGO to respond to India’s adoption of a law criminalizing human trafficking. Advocacy resulted in precedent holding that the law applied to exploitation for forced labor. Prepared a comprehensive training manual to train NGO attorneys. • Partnered with multiple agencies within the U.S. Department of Labor and in other U.S. government agencies to create regulations and guidance modernizing a $10 billion federal grant program. • Managed multi-year project of document review and translation by team of up to forty colleagues while concurrently conducting internal interviews and providing collaborative reports to the U.S. Department of Justice regarding an alleged criminal cartel operating in Japan and globally.

Experience

  • human trafficking
  • legislation / regulations
  • law
  • civil society
  • development
  • india
  • japan
  • el salvador
  • united states
  • Sectors
  • Funders
  • Countries
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