Perry Abdulkadir joined Relman, Dane & Colfax in 2019 for a two-year term as a civil rights paralegal. His work focuses on supporting the firm’s civil rights litigation and civil rights counseling work.
Perry graduated from Harvard University in 2019 with an A.B. in Government, with honors, and a secondary focus in Economics. His senior honors thesis analyzed the changing landscape of immigration legal aid under the Trump Administration. During his time in college, he worked at the Harvard Legal Aid Bureau and assisted student attorneys primarily in housing cases. His interest in law was kindled while working as a Harvard-Cambridge undergraduate fellow at Cambridge University; during that fellowship, he studied European Union law and immigration to the United Kingdom contemporaneously with the Brexit referendum. During college, he also served as staff writer, world section editor, and associate managing editor for the Harvard Political Review.
In his free time, Perry enjoys reading about linguistics and history and playing with his cat. In the future, he hopes to attend law school and pursue a career in public interest law.