Rupalee Rashatwar

Rupalee Rashatwar (she/her) is an ALC Staff Attorney based in Philadelphia. Rupalee received her J.D. from American University Washington College of Law, where she was a Public Interest/ Public Service (PIPS) Scholar, and she received her B.A. from The George Washington University.  Rupalee interned at various organizations in law school including Community Legal Services, the Capital Habeas Corpus Unit at The Federal Defender for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, the American Civil Liberties Union of DC, and the Public Defender Service of DC. Prior to joining ALC, Rupalee was a public defender at the Office of the Miami Dade Public Defender for several years where she represented individuals facing misdemeanors, felonies, and juvenile charges. At ALC, Rupalee engages in post-conviction, class action, and civil rights litigation on issues ranging from solitary confinement to compassionate release. Rupalee is licensed to practice law in Pennsylvania and Florida.