Isabel Tessier joined Relman, Dane & Colfax in 2019 for a two-year term as a civil rights paralegal. Her work focuses on supporting the firm’s civil rights litigation and civil rights counseling work.
Isabel graduated from Amherst College in 2019 with a B.A. in History and Sociology. During college, Isabel was a news writer, news editor, and editor-in-chief of The Amherst Student. She also served as a founding member of Amherst College’s Civic Engagement Committee, which works to increase the student body’s voter turnout rates and engage students with upcoming elections. Additionally, she interned for the Charles Hamilton Houston Institute for Race and Justice at Harvard Law School, where she conducted research on fair housing policy in Brooklyn, New York. At Amherst, she was the recipient of the Samuel Bowles Prize for journalism.
Outside of the office, Isabel enjoys cooking, taking hikes, and listening to podcasts. After her time at the firm, she plans to attend law school.