Allie (she/they) is an attorney on the Litigation team at the AARP Foundation (AFL) in Washington, D.C. With the team at AFL, Allie engages in impact litigation in a variety of areas, including housing, benefits, and healthcare, with a special emphasis on seniors with marginalized identities, particularly LGBTQ+ older adults. Prior to her work at AFL, Allie worked as a public defender in both the DC metro area and in her home region of New England, where she represented hundreds of clients throughout their cases and worked hard to fight against the criminal punishment system.
Outside of work, Allie finds joy in outdoor adventures including camping, hiking, and biking alongside her partner and their dog. She plays soccer in a local gender inclusive league and sits on an advisory board for Soccer Without Borders, a youth development nonprofit focused on inclusion and equity. She graduated from the University of Michigan Law School and holds a B.A. in Psychology from Amherst College.