Jonathan Riedel, Esq.Supervising Attorney
Jonathan Riedel is a supervising attorney in CASA’s legal department, where he works on housing, employment, and immigration issues facing CASA members. He is a 2020 magna cum laude graduate of the New York University School of Law, where he was the senior executive editor of the Law Review and participated in or helped lead several student groups, including the Anti-Trafficking Advocacy Coalition, the Domestic Violence Advocacy Project, the Immigrant Rights Project, and the Disability Allied Law Students Association. Prior to law school, he served as a Peace Corps volunteer in Kazakhstan, ran a small translations company, worked as a Senior Case Technician at the Social Security Administration, and was a legal advocate for people with serious illnesses at The Family Center, a Brooklyn nonprofit. He graduated magna cum laude from Colgate University in 2009. He is fluent in Spanish and has varying degrees of knowledge of French, Kazakh, and Russian. Awards and honorable mentions he has earned include the Order of the Coif, Frank H. Sommer Memorial Award, for outstanding scholarship, character, and professional activities and First Place Winner, American Indian Law Review National Writing Competition 2019-2020.