New Economy Project

New York, NY

Nico Palazzo has been awarded a fellowship to work with the New Economy Project, where he will combine direct client representation, impact litigation, advocacy and community education in support of New Economy Project’s campaigns to address systemic inequities in consumer credit and lending and support neighborhood-based, democratically controlled economic models. While at HLS, Nico has been an active member of the Law and International Development Society and has worked in the Veteran’s Law and Disability Benefits Clinic. During his law school summers, Nico has interned with Poder Ciudadano in Buenos Aires, Argentina and with Brooklyn Legal Services Corporation A. Before law school, Nico spent four years working as a community organizer in Brazil and Argentina.