Board of Directors and Officers

With over twenty years of experience in immigration, damages, and transparency litigation in federal courts, Trina has litigated and argued several precedent decisions on behalf of individuals, classes, and amicus curiae, written numerous practice advisories, and is a frequent presenter on immigration issues. Read more.

For twenty-five years, Mary has worked to protect the rights of noncitizens, combat abusive conduct by immigration agents, and overturn unlawful policies of the immigration agencies. From 2003 to 2020, Mary was with the American Immigration Council, most recently as Directing Attorney of Litigation, where she engaged in impact litigation and authored numerous practice advisories. Read more.

Kevin is a seasoned lawyer and compliance officer with more than 20 years of experience. Kevin is the General Counsel for Sirtex Medical, a medical device company in the Boston area. Prior to Sirtex, Kevin was VP & Associate General Counsel at Flexion Therapeutics and also previously the General Counsel for the Danaher Life Sciences Platform, managing legal and compliance matters for the platform. Before that, Kevin held several senior legal leadership positions within Novartis Pharmaceuticals in Basel and Cambridge, including as the General Counsel for the Novartis Molecular Diagnostics Unit. Before moving in-house, Kevin worked for multinational law firms in New York, Silicon Valley and London.

Robin is a retired public-school teacher who taught for twenty years high schools and middle schools in Texas and Maryland. Prior to teaching, Robin worked in a variety of industrial jobs for ten years. She currently is active in several volunteer capacities, including as the President of her neighborhood association, as a board member of a local food cooperative, tutoring at-risk children, and working with city-wide community organizations in Baltimore, Maryland.

Advisory Committee

Matt Adams, Northwest Immigrant Rights Project, Legal Director

Guillermo Cantor, Prosperity Now, Director, Applied Research

Glen Galaich, Stupski Foundation, Chief Executive Officer

Lee Gelernt, American Civil Liberties Union, Deputy Director, Immigrants’ Rights Project

Lucas Guttentag, Yale Law School, Lecturer and Senior Research Scholar / Stanford Law School, Professor of the Practice of Law

Joanne Lin, Amnesty International, National Director, Advocacy and Government Affairs

Sirine Shebaya, Executive Director, National Immigration Project of the National Lawyers Guild

Jayashri Srikantiah, Stanford Law School, Director, Immigrants’ Rights Clinic & Associate Dean of Clinical Education

Marc Van Der Hout, Van Der Hout LLP, Founding Partner

National Immigration Litigation Alliance, Inc.
Tel: (617) 819-4649