Amber L. Lewis, admitted to the Bar of the State of New York in 2008, holds a Juris Doctorate from Fordham University School of Law, a Master’s degree in International Relations from Seton Hall University and an undergraduate degree in Journalism from Emerson College. She is also a recipient of Fordham’s Archibald R. Murray Public Service Award, magna cum laude, for her work in human rights.
Prior to joining the International Justice Project, Ms. Lewis completed internships or was a visiting professional at the American Non-Governmental Organizations Coalition for the ICC (AMICC), Human Rights Watch and the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda in Arusha, Tanzania. Her domestic legal experience includes the representation of a young man detained in Guantanamo Bay, as part of Fordham’s International Justice Clinic, and associate positions in civil rights and immigration law.
Ms. Lewis was a non-governmental organization delegate to the 2010 ICC Review Conference in Kampala, Uganda.