Overview Founded in 1970, Legal Momentum, the Women's Legal Defense and Education Fund, is the nation's oldest civil rights advocacy organization dedicated to advancing the rights of women and girls. With its headquarters in New York City, Legal Momentum is a leader in establishing legal, legislative, and educational strategies to secure economic and personal security for women. Legal Momentum is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
Legal InternsLegal Momentum is the nation's oldest legal defense and education fund dedicated to advancing and protecting the rights of all women and girls (it was formerly known as the NOW Legal Defense and Education Fund). Legal Momentum uses litigation, public policy advocacy and education to address systemic issues facing women and girls throughout the United States. Legal Momentum has offices in New York City.
Staff Attorney at Legal MomentumLegal Momentum, the Women’s Legal Defense and Education Fund, is the nation’s oldest civil rights advocacy organization dedicated to advancing the rights of women and girls. Our targeted litigation, innovative public policy, and education in five areas—workplace equality and economic empowerment; violence against women; fairness in the courts; equality in education; and human trafficking—secure equality and opportunity for women and girls.