Mitzi Steiner is an attorney at the United States Attorney's Office in the Southern District of New York. She has worked as a foreign law clerk to the Supreme Court of Israel, as a law clerk on the Second Circuit for Judge Robert Sack, and as a fellow on the Senate Judiciary Committee in the Office of Senator Richard Blumenthal.
She is a graduate of Yale Law School, where she served as an Executive Editor on the Yale Journal of International Law and was Vice President of the National Security Group. Before law school, Mitzi served as scheduler and Executive Assistant to the United States Ambassador to the United Nations, Ambassador Samantha Power.
55 years ago today, 16 American rabbis and one lay leader were arrested in a civil rights protest organized by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.