Kristen J. Ferguson
- Lecturer in Law
Kristen Julie Ferguson is an Assistant Attorney General in the Labor Bureau of the Social Justice Division of the New York State Office of the Attorney General.
After graduating from Wellesley College with a B.A. in Women’s and Gender Studies, a concentration in Intersectionality, and a minor in Psychology, Kristen worked as a counselor for teenagers with trauma histories. She then attended Columbia Law School and practiced commercial litigation at a large law firm while co-coordinating the office's pro bono program.
Kristen is also a trained mediator and has mediated disputes between community members, assisted the Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians in developing a Native Peacemaking program as an alternative to its tribal court, and organized conflict resolution trainings for ambassadors in Japan and diplomats at the United Nations.