Leemah Nasrati is IRAP’s Pro Bono Staff Attorney. In this role, Leemah mentors pro bono teams on casework and projects and adds capacity and support for IRAP’s legal priorities.
During law school, Leemah served asylum seekers, refugees, and other migrants through Georgetown’s asylum clinic, Women and Immigration Practicum, and IRAP chapter. For her work in the asylum clinic, Leemah received the International Academy of Trial Lawyers Student Advocacy Award. Leemah has also worked on policy advocacy with International Rescue Committee, impact litigation with Capital Area Immigrants’ Rights Coalition, and refugee resettlement with Lutheran Family Services of Nebraska.
Leemah holds a J.D. and Certificate in Refugees & Humanitarian Emergencies from Georgetown University Law Center and a B.A. from the University of Nebraska.