Lourdes M. Rosado is LatinoJustice PRLDEF’s (LJP) 10th President and General Counsel, and the third woman to lead the organization.
Ms. Rosado has over 25 years of experience as a social justice champion, working to advance the very rights and opportunities that are at the core of LJP’s mission. A skilled litigator and appellate attorney, Ms. Rosado has successfully led and directed targeted advocacy efforts on a wide variety of civil rights issues, including challenging the rescission of the Deferred Action for Children Arrivals (DACA) and the enactment of the Muslim travel ban.
Ms. Rosado is a graduate of Swarthmore College, holds an M.A. in Latin American Studies from Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs, a J.D. from New York University School of Law, and an LL.M. from Georgetown University Law Center. She was named the 2009 Citizen of the Year by the Philadelphia Inquirer and has served on the boards of numerous non-profit organizations.