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Irene Freidel ​​​​

Irene Freidel ​​​​

Irene Freidel ​​​​

Irene Freidel, Esq. is a staff attorney at PAIR specializing in detention, removal defense, and federal court practice. Irene has served as a PAIR Detention Program Fellow and Access to Justice Fellow, where she worked to represent immigrants in ICE detention. Prior to joining PAIR, Irene practiced law at K&L Gates LLP in Boston, from 1991 through June 2017. She has over twenty-five years of experience as a high-level complex commercial litigator. While at K&L Gates, Irene represented clients in federal and state courts throughout the country, handled appeals in the First, Fourth, Seventh, Ninth, and Eleventh Circuits, as well as in various state appellate courts. Irene is a graduate of the University of California, Berkeley where she received her B.A. in anthropology. She received her J.D. from the University of Michigan Law School. Irene joined PAIR in 2017.


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Selected Works

Anita P. SharmaExecutive Director/Senior Attorney

Elena NoureddineLegal Director

Yanzie ChowDevelopment Director

Elizabeth BadgerSenior Asylum Attorney

Melanie GleasonPro Bono Involvement Coordinator

Sarah AllarAsylum Attorney

Tara RubensteinAsylum Attorney

Victoria BaratianAsylum Attorney

Irene FreidelDetention Attorney

Julia CiachurskiDetention Attorney

Daniela HargusDetention Attorney

Annery MirandaDetention Attorney

Gabriella ChavezParalegal

Connor Finegan VasuIntake Coordinator/Cummings Fellow

Omairy MartinezParalegal

Luke MorrellAdministrative Associate

Anghie Guevara ReyesIntake Assistant

Rebecca EneyniARP Coordinator/Intake Assistant