Erica Braudy is a dedicated housing attorney with the New York Legal Assistance Group. A member of the Tenants’ Rights Unit & Mobile Legal help Center since 2014, Erica specializes in eviction prevention and affirmative litigation that protects the rights and needs of New York City’s low-income communities.
Erica served as the law clerk for the Honorable Jeffrey D. Light in the Superior Court of New Jersey. She has worked in the New York State Attorney General’s Civil Rights Bureau, and with Housing Works and Make the Road New York.
Erica published the article, Tax A Bank, Save A Home: Judicial, Legislative, and Other Creative Efforts to Prevent Foreclosures in New York in the City University of New York Law Review in 2014. Prior to law school, Erica was the Lead Organizer of the New York Civil Liberties Union where she led numerous campaigns for LGBTQ and students’ rights.
Erica leads the Mindful Lawyering practice group, a network of CUNY Law alumni focusing on meditation, self-care, and mindfulness practice. She graduated from the City University of New York School of Law where she was a CUNY Public Interest Law Association fellow and a leading member of the CUNY Contemplative Lawyering Program. She received her undergraduate degree in Political Science from the State University of New York at New Paltz. Erica lives in Brooklyn with her partner and two kitties.