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Marianne Staniunas​​​​​​​

Marianne Staniunas​​​​​​​

Marianne Staniunas, Esq. is a staff attorney at PAIR. Marianne received her J.D. from the University of Pennsylvania Law School in 2004. She received her A.B. Cum Laude from Harvard College in 2000. Before joining the PAIR staff, she was the 2004 PAIR/Mintz Levin fellow and served as the PAIR Detention Attorney in 2017, assisting on asylum and detention cases. Marianne practiced corporate law at Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. and, subsequently, corporate immigration law at Ross Silverman Snyder Tietjen LLP, before leaving full-time legal practice to pursue other interests. Her work with PAIR has ranged from political asylum cases, to U-visas, to, most recently, Special Immigrant Juvenile cases. Marianne is fluent in Spanish. She joined PAIR in 2020.





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Elena NoureddineLegal Director

Yanzie ChowDevelopment & Comms Manager

Elizabeth BadgerSenior Asylum Attorney

Seth PurcellSenior Asylum Attorney

Marianne StaniunasAsylum Attorney

Sarah AllarAsylum Attorney

Heather P. ArroyoDetention Attorney

Irene FreidelDetention Attorney

Juan BedoyaSkadden Fellow

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Jennifer ReyesIntake Coordinator/Cummings Fellow

Gabriella ChavezSocial Services Coordinator

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