ann thumb bioAnn is the Director of the Tenants’ Rights Unit, which provides assistance to tenants at risk of eviction, primarily through representation in Housing Court and before government agencies. She was previously Director of NYLAG’s Storm Response Unit, which provides comprehensive legal services to New Yorkers impacted by Superstorm Sandy and grew to become the country’s largest dedicated disaster legal services organization. Earlier, she was a supervising attorney in LegalHealth. Before joining NYLAG, Ann was in private practice, including as an associate at Weil, Gotshal & Manges (New York and Silicon Valley) and a Director of Legal Affairs at Applied Materials, Inc. She received a B.S. from the University of Pennsylvania and graduated from the UCLA School of Law.