Lindsay Johnson

Lindsay Johnson is a Legal Fellow for the Clooney Foundation for Justice’s Waging Justice for Women Initiative. Prior to CFJ, as a Student Attorney for Georgetown Law’s International Women’s Human Rights Clinic, she co-drafted a human rights report on child marriage in Zambia in partnership with Zambian women’s rights organizations. As an intern at Human Rights First, Lindsay authored a brief and ultimately obtained asylum for an HIV-positive client fleeing domestic abuse and racial persecution in Central America. Working at the Center for Justice and Accountability, she coordinated justice workshops between Syrian and Burmese women’s organizations. She previously worked as a legal researcher at The International Bar Association Human Rights Institute in London and developed a webinar on disability and accessibility in the legal profession. Her work analyzing the impact of abortion restrictions in the United States has been published nationally. Lindsay received her B.A. in Political Science and History from Yale University. She holds a J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center where she received a Certificate in Refugees and Humanitarian Emergencies and served as a Public Interest Fellow. In addition to English, she speaks conversational Spanish.