Britney Willson

Associate Professor of Law and Director of The Civil Rights and Disability Justice Clinic
New York Law School (NYLS)


Britney Wilson is a civil rights lawyer, writer, and advocate from Brooklyn, N.Y. She recently joined the faculty of New York Law School (NYLS) as an Associate Professor of Law and the Director of the new Civil Rights and Disability Justice Clinic, which will launch in Fall 2021. Prior to NYLS, Britney was a staff attorney at the National Center for Law and Economic Justice (NCLEJ) and was a Bertha Justice Fellow at the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) and was a Marvin M. Karpatkin Fellow in the Racial Justice Program at the American Civil Liberties Union. Born with Cerebral Palsy, Britney has written and spoken extensively about disability, and the intersection of race and disability for various media outlets, including The Nation Magazine, Longreads, and This American Life.