Allison Zimmer

Staff Attorney, Skadden Fellow

Allison joined LCCR in January 2021 as a Skadden Fellow and Staff Attorney. Previously, she served as a law clerk in the Eastern District of New York and the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit. She is a graduate of New York University School of Law and Brown University. While in law school, she completed internships with Advocates for Children of New York, the ACLU’s Racial Justice Program, the Neighborhood Defender Service, and Disability Rights Advocates.

Allison is passionate about ensuring that all children receive access to a high-quality education and the support they need to thrive. She is thrilled to be joining LCCR, where her project will focus on protecting the special education rights of New Orleans youth and fighting against the school-to-prison pipeline.