Emad Ansari is Legal Counsel for Merit America. He comes to the work after stints in legal academia, corporate practice, human rights reporting, and full-time parenting. Emad received his JD, Master of Public Policy, and undergraduate education at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. Emad grew up in Pakistan and now runs a community-based law practice from Brooklyn, NY. He makes time to read, translate, and write fiction.