Amy Pont joined the Legal Aid Society in 2016. She is an attorney in the Immigration Law Unit’s Youth Project where she promotes the rights of immigrant youth through direct representation, federal litigation, and other advocacy efforts. She practices before the Immigration Court, the Board of Immigration Appeals, the Asylum Office, United States Citizenship and Immigration Services, in federal court, and in family courts across the state of New York.
In addition, she provides mentorship, supervision, and training to law fellows, law student interns, volunteer attorneys, and pro bono attorneys on immigration and family law representation. She co-leads an asylum working group at the Legal Aid Society. She also conducts Know Your Rights presentations in the community.
She was previously an Immigrant Justice Corps fellow and attorney at The Door’s Legal Services Center. At The Door, she primarily focused on representing unaccompanied immigrant youth in removal proceedings.
She is admitted in New York and New Jersey. She received her J.D. from the New York University School of Law where she participated in the Immigrant Rights Clinic and B.A. from the University of Pennsylvania.