Legal Fellow, Refugee Protection & Representation
As a legal fellow with the Refugee Protection and Refugee Representation teams Ruby Ritchin supports strategic representation of clients affected by anti-asylum policies, conducts legal research, and authors analysis of law and policy.
Ruby earned a juris doctor from Harvard Law School in 2022. During law school, Ruby participated in the Child Advocacy Clinic, served as an editor with the Harvard Civil Rights‐Civil Liberties Law Review, and worked as a research assistant on issues of solitary confinement in immigration detention. Ruby spent her law school summers at the Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles and the Civil Rights Education and Enforcement Center’s Immigration Detention Accountability Project. Before law school, Ruby worked in immigration advocacy and policy and directly with refugee communities.
Ruby graduated cum laude from Washington University in St. Louis, where she received a Bachelor of Arts degree with highest distinction in history.