Joanna Wasik (she/her) is Supervising Counsel for the Workers’ Rights practice area, overseeing litigation, advocacy, and the Committee’s workers’ rights clinic. Ms. Wasik litigates cases seeking to advance economic and racial justice, and represents individuals, groups or classes of people, and organizations to achieve this goal. She focuses in particular on combatting barriers to employment faced by formerly incarcerated individuals.

Prior to joining the Committee, Ms. Wasik worked at a boutique litigation firm specializing in class action law, where she represented workers facing discrimination, consumers fighting abusive and unfair practices, and nonprofit organizations challenging unconstitutional laws. Ms. Wasik also served as a law clerk to the Honorable Judge J. Curtis Joyner at the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, and worked as an associate for a large New York firm where she maintained an active pro bono practice.

Ms. Wasik is a magna cum laude graduate of Georgetown University Law Center and Amherst College. She is admitted to the New York and District of Columbia bars.

Ms. Wasik is the daughter of Polish immigrants and a native speaker of Polish.

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