Brigitte Hamadey

Brigitte received her J.D. from Brooklyn Law School, where she was a Sparer Public Interest Law Fellow and an International Human Rights Law Fellow. As a law student, she worked at Brooklyn Law School’s Safe Harbor Asylum Project. Immediately after graduation, Brigitte served on the International Criminal Court defense team of President Uhuru Kenyatta—the first sitting head of state to appear before the Court. Brigitte has worked for the Legal Aid Society’s Criminal Defense Practice in the Bronx, and, most recently, Brigitte was a Legal Officer at the United Nations Interim Administration Mission in Kosovo (UNMIK). Brigitte has interned with the International Justice Program at Human Rights Watch, the Special Tribunal for Lebanon, the Open Society Justice Initiative and the United Nations Inter-Agency Project on Human Trafficking in Bangkok. Prior to attending law school, Brigitte worked with the Coalition for the International Criminal Court. She earned her B.A. in International Studies from Boston College, where she interned with Boston College Law School’s Immigration and Asylum Project. Brigitte speaks Spanish and French.