Alina Pastor-Chermak

(415) 421-7151 ext. 382
apastorchermak@altshulerberzon.com

Education
B.A., New York University
J.D., Georgetown University Law Center

Clerkships

Hon. Susan R. Bolton, United States District Court for the District of Arizona

Alina is the Altshuler Berzon LLP-NRDC Joint Fellow. Before her clerkship, Alina served as a cross-border advocacy fellow at Immigrant Defenders Law Center in San Diego, where she worked with an impact litigation team to challenge discriminatory immigration policies. She also provided direct representation to Haitian migrants seeking humanitarian parole and work authorization in the United States.

While in law school, Alina served as Articles Editor for the Georgetown Journal of Gender and the Law and participated in the Violence Against Women Act constitutional redrafting practicum. She was also a student-attorney in the Domestic Violence Clinic, for which she received an award for outstanding advocacy.

Before law school, Alina worked as a full-time caregiver.