With over a decade of civil litigation experience, Shira Lauren Feldman leads Brady’s Second Amendment litigation and amicus work, and she represents victims of gun violence against the gun industry. Before joining Brady, Shira represented genocide victims and other persecuted groups as a litigation partner at a law firm. She also was a law clerk to Magistrate Judge Peggy Kuo and Chief Judge Dora L. Irizarry, both in the Eastern District of New York. A graduate of Columbia University and the New York University School of Law, at NYU, Shira was an Arthur Garfield Hays Civil Liberties Fellow and the recipient of the Albert Podell Oral Advocacy Award. She is licensed to practice law in the State of New York and the District of Columbia.