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Student Work

The Employment Civil Rights Clinic focuses on rights in the workplace, with a particular emphasis on state and federal laws that prohibit discrimination, harassment, and retaliation based on race, sex, disability, and other protected characteristics. Work may also address issues such as unemployment benefits, wage and hour claims, severance negotiations, union issues, workplace safety, and more. Externships include placements with nonprofit and governmental organizations such as:

  • U.S. Equal Opportunity Employment Commission
  • Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination
  • The Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights
  • Gay & Lesbian Advocates & Defenders
  • Greater Boston Legal Services

Registration Information

To learn more about the clinic and how you can register please the read the information on the

Faculty and Staff

Steve Churchill (Lecturer on Law)
Steven Trothen (Faculty Assistant)


Office of Clinical and Pro Bono Programs
Harvard Law School
6 Everett Street, Suite 3085 (WCC)
Cambridge, MA 02138