Attorney, Equal Justice Works Fellow sponsored by Kilpatrick, Townsend & Stockton LLP
Rebecca Friedman is a Staff Attorney for Family Support and Health Care Program of Charlotte Center for Legal Advocacy. She serves individuals and families experiencing barriers accessing Medicaid and Food Stamps.
Before joining CCLA in September of 2019, Friedman participated in the Health Law and Policy Clinic and interned at Health Law Advocates in Boston, MA and the California Attorney General in the Health, Education and Welfare Section. She earned her BA in Economics from Cornell University, JD from Harvard Law School. In her free time, Becca enjoys traveling, hiking, spending time with friends and family, trying to learn Spanish. She volunteers as a member of the Pipeline Subcommittee of the Mecklenburg County Bar Diversity & Inclusion Committee, Co-Chair of the Public Benefits Task Force, and Board Member of Women Lawyers of Charlotte.
Becca works for CCLA because she is passionate about providing direct support to individuals in need of health care and essential benefits. She believes that using lessons from individual experiences is essential to designing equitable systemic policy solutions, and this approach is central to CCLA’s work.