Natalia N. Friedlander

Visiting Clinical Lecturer in Law, Associate Research Scholar in Law, and Robert M. Cover Clinical Teaching Fellow

J.D., Yale Law School, 2018
B.A., Brown University, 2011

Courses Taught
  • Veterans Legal Services Clinic
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Natalia N. Friedlander is a Visiting Clinical Lecturer in Law, Associate Research Scholar in Law, and Robert M. Cover Clinical Teaching Fellow at Yale Law School and was previously a Staff Attorney at the Rhode Island Center for Justice. Friedlander founded the Center’s criminal justice team, which challenges unjust conditions of confinement, denial of healthcare, and other abuses in the criminal justice system. In 2023, Friedlander was named to the District Court Advisory Council that serves the U.S. District Court for the District of Rhode Island. Her professional experience includes internships and research positions at Byelas & Neigher, Prisoners’ Legal Services of Massachusetts, the New Haven Legal Assistance Association, and the Jerome N. Frank Legal Services Organization at Yale Law School. From 2013 to 2015, Friedlander was based in Lusaka, Zambia, as a Communication and Documentation Associate at Support to the HIV/AIDS Response in Zambia Project. She was previously a Program Communications Specialist at Alliance of Community Health Plans in Washington, D.C. Friedlander received a J.D. from Yale Law School, which recognized her with the Stephen J. Massey Prize for client advocacy and community service. She earned a B.A. from Brown University.