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Elisa Massimino

Elisa Massimino

Elisa Massimino is president and chief executive officer of Human Rights First. She joined as a staff attorney in 1991 and served as the organization’s Washington Director from 1997 to 2008. Previously, Massimino was a litigator in private practice at the Washington law firm of Hogan & Hartson, where she was pro bono counsel in many human rights cases. She holds a law degree from the University of Michigan and a Master of Arts in philosophy from Johns Hopkins University.

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Guest Appearances
August 8, 2018

ABA Annual Meeting 2018: International Human Rights in the Trump Administration

Elisa Massimino talks about international human rights and how these rights have fared under the Trump Administration.

August 11, 2016

ABA Annual Meeting 2016: The Global Immigration Crisis

Joe Patrice speaks with Holly Cooper and Elisa Massimino about their conference panel covering legal issues surrounding the world immigration crisis.