Hannah Ambinder graduated from Cornell University in May 2020. She majored in Industrial and Labor Relations and received two minors in Law & Society and Crime, Prisons, Education, & Justice. At Cornell, Hannah was active in prison advocacy. She served as president of Students for Students, a volunteer organization that provides individualized tutoring and peer support to incarcerated teenagers. She also served as a teaching assistant for college classes in Auburn Correctional Facility, a New York State prison for adult men, through the Cornell Prison Education Program.
Hannah has interned at Worth Rises, researching private-sector players in the U.S. criminal justice system and contributing to their published database. She has also interned for Lambda Legal, assisting in member relations, event planning, and fundraising during WorldPride 2019 in New York City. Finally, she contributed research and writing to a forthcoming book from Yale University Press by attorney Joseph Margulies. The book explores the question of whether, in a neoliberal age, a distressed neighborhood can uplift itself and improve quality of life without inviting gentrification.
Hannah is originally from New Jersey. She enjoys running, cooking, and listening to music. Hannah joined Kostelanetz & Fink, LLP in 2020.