Susan Welber is a staff attorney in Civil Law Reform Unit of The Legal Aid Society in New York City, where she focuses on impact litigation, administrative and legislative advocacy on public benefits issues, including immigrant access to public benefits, welfare work rules, and disability discrimination. Most recently she served as a lead counsel on two cases challenging the Trump “public charge” rules issued by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and the U.S. Department of State. Susan earned her B.A. from Columbia College and her J.D. from Fordham University School of Law, where she taught Poverty Law as an adjunct professor this Spring.