Veena Iyer Executive director, Immigrant Law Center of Minnesota

Veena Iyer

Executive director, Immigrant Law Center of Minnesota

Description

Veena Iyer leads a staff of about 30 and hundreds of volunteers to provide legal representation, educational outreach, and advocacy for low-income immigrant and refugee communities. Iyer began her career as an Equal Justice Works fellow and staff attorney at Legal Aid Chicago and was a shareholder in the labor and employment practice at the Minneapolis-based Nilan Johnson Lewis law firm. Previously, Iyer was the president of the Minnesota Asian Pacific American Bar Association and a board member of Minnesota Women Lawyers.