Alice Abrokwa

Alice Abrokwa

Associate Professor of Law

Alice Abrokwa, a former federal attorney and civil rights litigator, is an expert in disability law, health law and antidiscrimination law.

Prior to joining the Law School, Abrokwa served as a 2023-24 annual fellow with the Harvard Law School Project on Disability and a senior counsel in the Office for Civil Rights in the U.S. Department of Education. She previously served as a senior attorney at the National Center for Youth Law, where she engaged in impact litigation on behalf of children and youth across the country focused on the areas of special education and children's mental health. Prior to that position, Abrokwa was a trial attorney with the Disability Rights Section of the U.S. Department of Justice Civil Rights Division and a Skadden Fellow at the Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law, where she primarily represented D.C. students with mental health disabilities in special education matters. 

Abrokwa clerked for Judge James R. Spencer of the Eastern District of Virginia and Judge Roger L. Gregory of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit.  She is a graduate of Princeton University, Harvard Law School and the Harvard Kennedy School of Government.

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