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Mona Patel

Staff Attorney, Tenant Rights Coalition
Brooklyn Legal Services

Mona Patel is a Staff Attorney with the Tenant Rights Coalition (TRC) at Brooklyn Legal Services, a program of Legal Services NYC, where she is part of the team representing the tenants of Atlantic Plaza Towers in Brooklyn in their case fighting the installation of face recognition technologies in their building. The TRC works to empower communities and tenants to work collaboratively to protect affordable housing and fight inequity and displacement. Mona represents clients before state courts and agencies in group and individual cases, protecting tenants’ rights and holding landlords accountable. She received a B.A. from the University of Michigan in 2004 and a J.D. from the City University of New York School Law in 2010. Before joining the TRC in 2016, Mona worked as a human rights attorney to promote corporate accountability and report on grave violations against children living under a military occupation.