Mary Dahdouh is a Staff Attorney in IRAP’s Legal Services Department. In this role, Mary provides direct legal representation to IRAP clients seeking resettlement through a number of U.S.-based and international immigration processes.
Prior to joining IRAP, Mary received her Juris Doctor from the University of California – Berkeley School of Law, where she focused on international human rights and refugee law. During law school, Mary served as the chapter director for the Berkeley Law IRAP chapter, interned with the Berkeley Law International Human Rights Law Clinic, and was a contributing writer for IntLawGrrls, an online platform that gives voice to women scholars, lawyers, and leaders on issues related to international law. She also worked with the Middle East & North Africa Division of Human Rights Watch, the Center for Justice & Accountability, and the American Civil Liberties Union of Northern California.
In addition to her J.D., Mary holds a B.A. in journalism, English literature, and political philosophy from the University of Houston.
She is a member of the New York bar.