Rose Saxe

Lecturer in Law



Rose Saxe is a staff attorney at the ACLU Lesbian Gay Bisexual & Transgender and AIDS Projects, where her work focuses on ensuring equal treatment of lesbians, gay men, bisexuals, transgender people, and people living with HIV. Issues she has worked on include employment and public accommodation discrimination and the denial of emergency medical care based on perceived HIV status and sexual orientation, family law issues, and the intersection of civil rights for LGBT people and religious freedom and expression. She has also worked extensively on HIV policy at the state and federal levels. Previously, Saxe worked for Rosen Preminger & Bloom in New York, where she specialized in employee benefits law. Saxe clerked for Judge Sonia Sotomayor of the 2nd Circuit and Judge Janet Bond Arterton of the U.S. District Court for the District of Connecticut. Saxe received her B.A. from Georgetown University and her J.D. from Yale Law School.