Amanda B. Norejko
Amanda Norejko is the Director of the Matrimonial and Economic Justice Project and Victoria J. Mastrobuono Economic Justice Fellow at the Center for Battered Women’s Legal Services at Sanctuary for Families. She is an attorney specializing in representation of domestic violence and trafficking survivors. Ms. Norejko supervises a team of staff and pro bono attorneys in family and matrimonial, housing, and public benefits matters. She engages in legislative and policy advocacy aimed at combating violence against women and promoting women’s economic empowerment on the local, state, national, and international levels. Ms. Norejko serves as a Senior Policy Advisor and United Nations Representative for the Coalition Against Trafficking in Women, which is an international NGO. She is a member of several bar associations and serves on the Board of Directors of the New York State Coalition Against Domestic Violence as well as the New York Women’s Bar Association. She has been an active participant in the New York State Anti-Trafficking Coalition, the Maintenance Standards Coalition, and the Lawyers Committee Against Domestic Violence, which awarded her with the In the Trenches Award in 2014. In 2016, New York City & State recognized her work with its Above & Beyond award Honoring Women of Public and Civic Mind. She is a 2001 graduate of New York University School of Law, which presented her with an Alumni Association award in 2011.