Nina Moraitou-Politzi

Dale and James J. Pinto Legal Fellow

Nina Moraitou-Politzi is the Dale and James J. Pinto Legal Fellow with the International Advocacy and Litigation Team. Nina received her J.D. magna cum laude from Georgetown University Law Center with a certificate in Refugees and Humanitarian Emergencies, graduating as a Public Interest Fellow and member of the Order of the Coif. She was also granted the International Academy of Trial Lawyers Student Advocacy Award for her work representing a Syrian doctor and his family with their claim for asylum.

During law school, Nina was on the Executive Board of the Georgetown Journal of International Law and served as a Human Rights Associate in the 2020-21 cohort. She interned with EarthRights International in Washington, D.C. and Earthjustice in Anchorage, Alaska on corporate accountability cases supporting human rights and environmental defenders, as well as with the U.S. Department of Justice, Human Rights and Special Prosecutions Section and the U.S. Department of State, Office of the Legal Adviser.

Prior to law school, Nina worked to support and empower refugees and asylum seekers through direct services and policy and advocacy at the U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants in Albany, New York, and at the British Refugee Council in London, U.K. She received a B.A. in International Relations from the University of Edinburgh, and an M.Sc. with Distinction in Psychology from the University of St. Andrews.