Christen Williams

Chris is a recent graduate from Brooklyn Law School and is the Clifford Chance Foundation Fellow for 2019–2020. In this role, she supports Vera’s general counsel as a legal fellow and works closely on the Center on Sentencing and Correction’s postsecondary education initiative. A native Californian, Chris graduated with honors from California Polytechnic University, Pomona with a degree in political science, where she also was a four-year letter winner on their NCAA women’s volleyball team. Prior to joining Vera, Chris held roles at Sesame Workshop, the nonprofit organization behind Sesame Street, and the New York Legal Assistance Group.