Category: Member Spotlight

Maxime Matthew

Maxime Matthew, an Associate at Sullivan & Cromwell LLP, has a dynamic portfolio encompassing antitrust matters, intellectual property cases, and complex multidistrict litigation. They also are involved in extensive pro bono work, including challenging Arkansas’s ban on gender-affirming care for minors. Their work on that case, Brandt v. Rutledge, helps prevent Matthew, who is trans […]

Anya Marino

Finding Motivation in Hardship Anya Marino serves as the Director of LGBTQI+ Equality at the National Women’s Law Center, a role that marks a historic milestone as the first instance of a trans woman of color leading LGBTQ+ legal and policy advocacy within a prominent national social justice organization. Marino is also a 2023 recipient […]

Meg York

Striving to Give Everyone a Seat at the Table Ms. York is the Director of LGBTQ+ Family Law and Policy and Senior Policy Counsel at Family Equality. She advocates for LGBTQ+ individuals and families who have been denied a seat at the table, living true to her original motivation to pursue a career in law. […]

Kate Mozynski (They/Them)

Helping Folks Around the World Kate Mozynski is a very well traveled advocate for both the LGBTQ+ community and for all people in need. Mozynski has known what they wanted to do since they were in high school, when they joined their speech and debate team. There they found a love for speaking, debate, and […]

Candelario Saldana

By Caleb Simpson Being Resilient Candelario Saldana’s path to becoming an attorney was not easy, requiring patience, persistence, and change. Saldana recalls when he first learned when he was undocumented: He was assigned a career project in junior high school and was drawn to the legal profession. When he went home and told his mother […]

Jay Larry

The National LGBTQ+ Bar Association is proud to highlight our fellow Board Member, Jay Larry. While attending Vanderbilt University, he discovered his passion for the law. His curiosity blossomed when he took Philosophy of Law and switched his studies from pre-med to English and History Interdisciplinary Studies, with minors in Philosophy, Film Studies, and Spanish. […]

Alejandra Caraballo

Answering the Call   An ardent advocate for the LGBTQ+ community, Alejandra Caraballo is a shining star within the legal profession and abroad. Currently, Caraballo is a Clinical Instructor for the Cyberlaw Clinic situated in Harvard Law School’s Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society. Her focus is on the intersection of gender and technology, […]

Pride Month Spotlight: Travis Torrence

By Caleb Simpson Travis Torrence currently serves as Global Litigation Bankruptcy & Credit Team Lead at Shell USA, Inc., managing a team of attorneys and legal support professionals who handle all bankruptcy and credit legal issues for all of Shell’s business units in the United States and Canada. Within Shell he serves as a member […]

Stephen T. Kulp

By Caleb Simpson  Stephen Kulp has shown tremendous success in his career while providing substantial ongoing support for the LGBTQ+ community in and out of the legal profession. Kulp earned his B.S. in Political Science and J.D. at Drexel University in a joint accelerated degree program. He recently joined Tucker Law Group in Philadelphia as […]

Stephen Lessard

Before choosing to practice law, Stephen Lessard dedicated 20 years of his life to serving our country as a Surface Warfare Officer for the U.S. Navy. While obtaining his B.A. in Political Science at Texas A&M University, Lessard was a member of the Corp of Cadets, a prestigious student military organization that fosters leadership skills […]