Tal received her J.D. from Yale Law School. While in law school, she represented clients seeking asylum as well as U- and T-visas with the Immigration Legal Services Clinic and the New Haven Legal Assistance Immigrants’ Rights Clinic. Also a member of the Allard K. Lowenstein International Human Rights Clinic, she investigated discrimination against asylum seekers in Israel and helped produce a report on Pakistan’s death penalty regime. Tal interned at The Door’s Legal Services Center and at The Bronx Defenders. Prior to law school, Tal held a Fulbright fellowship in Montreal, Canada, where she researched the country’s refugee resettlement and asylum programs. She received her undergraduate degree from Princeton University and has native fluency in French.