Abigail Cipparone

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Abigail Cipparone was an office manager and legal assistant and is currently serving as Legislative Assistant to Congressman Kweisi Mfume in the U.S. House of Representatives. She joined the firm after graduating magna cum laude from Yale in 2019 with a B.A. in Ethnicity, Race, and Migration. As an intern at the ACLU of Michigan, she researched the Customs and Border Patrol’s implementation of the Muslim Ban and worked on Hamama v. Adduci, a suit (on which she later wrote her senior thesis) concerning the Trump Administration’s detention of Iraqi Chaldean Christian immigrants. Abigail was also part of a journalism team that traveled with Pulitzer-Prize winning journalist Jake Halpern to Lesbos, Greece, where she used her Arabic-language skills to interview refugees living in three camps for an article in The New Yorker.