In the News

Winston & Strawn LLP, “Five Women Dedicated to Justice Lead Conversation on Human Trafficking.” (11/20/2019), “Human Trafficking Prosecutions Decline Under Trump Administration.” (09/09/2019)

Axios, “Efforts to combat human trafficking slow under Trump.” (09/07/2019)

Independent (UK), “Epstein death: Prosecutors could turn focus to Ghislaine Maxwell, ‘his protector who supplied him with three girls a day’.” (08/12/2019)

The Washington Post, “Epstein’s accusers call her his protector and procurer. Is Ghislaine Maxwell now prosecutors’ target?” (08/11/2019)

ABC News, “Vannak Prum Account of Modern Slavery and Escape.” (08/10/2019)

KTLA News 5, “Trump Makes 13 False Claims in Cabinet Meeting.” (07/16/19)

World Politics Review, “How Trump is ‘Destroying Protections’ for Victims of Human Trafficking.” (07/02/19)

The Dallas Morning News, “Sex traffickers ruin their victims’ lives – they should be made to pay to help rebuild them.” (06/30/19)

The New Yorker Radio Hour, “The Trump Administration’s Plan to Deport Victims of Human Trafficking.” (06/21/19)

Thomson Reuters Foundation, “In first, U.S. rebukes Malawian diplomats over trafficking case.” (06/20/19)

Frontline, “A New Report Sheds Light on an International Rohingya Trafficking Network.” (04/05/19)

The Washington Post, “The Trump administration’s crocodile tears on human trafficking.” (03/17/19)

Boston Globe, “‘It will be horrific’: How will women caught up in spa scheme move on?” (02/28/19)

CNN, “Trump’s border talking points sound like this movie.” (02/08/19)

The Washington Post, “President Trump’s fantastical human trafficking claims.” (02/07/19)

The New Yorker, “The Hypocrisy of Trump’s Anti-Trafficking Argument for a Border Wall.” (02/05/19)

The Crime Report, “Labor Trafficking Survivor: ‘No One is Above the Law’.” (02/04/19)

Bustle, “Statistics on human trafficking at the border pokes holes in Trump’s claims on ‘Face the Nation’.” (02/03/19)

USA Today, “Trump says there’s a ‘good chance’ he’ll declare an emergency for border wall.” (02/01/19)

CNN, “Experts: Trump’s tape-bound women trafficking claim is misleading.” (01/27/19)

The Star, “Trump’s tales about gagged women are misleading Americans about human trafficking, experts say.” (01/15/19)

Thomson Reuters Foundation, “New rule puts U.S. trafficking victims at higher risk of deportation.” (11/29/18)

The Washington Post, “Who has most to gain from Trump’s immigration policies? Private prisons.” (6/29/18)

The Washington Post, “Human trafficking victim, forced to work 10 years for no pay, awarded $8 million by federal judge” (5/30/18)

The New York Times, “Woman Trafficked by Cult Is Awarded $8 Million: They Took My Childhood” (5/25/18)

The Atlantic, “Diplomats Are Getting Away With Abusing Their Children’s Nannies” (5/21/18)

Frontline, “Why Labor Trafficking is So Hard to Track” (4/23/18)

Namibian Sun, “Diplomats involved in slavery” (2/21/18)

Springfield News-Leader, “Lawyers call case against Springfield massage parlors weak. Just wait, AG says” (2/18/18)

Namibian Sun, “Calls to legalise sex work” (2/01/18)

Reuters, “Train U.S. doctors and nurses to spot victims of modern slavery, say advocates” (11/21/17)

,  “This Woman Says that She Was Trafficked by a Diplomat and It Happens All the Time” (7/24/17)

NachtLaw, P.C.,  “Federal Judge Awards a Half-Million Dollar Judgment Against a Michigan Psychiatrist for His Involvement in Human Trafficking” (9/23/16)

Ropes & Gray LLP,  “For Client Held as Unpaid, Live-In, Round-The-Clock Source of Domestic Labor, Ropes & Gray Reaches a Confidential Settlement” (9/23/16)

The CNN Freedom Project, “Modern-day slaves are suing the traffickers” (1/8/16)

The Center for Investigative Reporting, “Sex trafficker asked to pay up” (12/21/15)

Christian Science Monitor, “On embassy row, a fraying veil of immunity for traffickers: Foreign missions in the US that abuse their domestic staff are being held to account” (12/21/15)

Reuters, “Targeted prosecutions needed to end modern-day slavery scourge” (12/15/15)

Christian Science Monitor, “For Mexico’s migrant workers, a push for cross-border justice” (12/14/15)

Capital News Service,  “Human Trafficking Part 3: Most trafficking in the U.S. is not about sex work, but labor by immigrants” (8/4/15)

The Valley Catholic, “Gilroy native Martina E. Vandenberg honored with SCU Award” (Volume 33, Number 18 • June 9, 2015)

The New York Times, “Human Rights Groups Press Obama on India” (1/24/15)

Christian News Wire, “Judges’ Conference to Focus on Victim-centered Rather Than Criminal Approach to Human Trafficking” (1/22/15)

Financial News & Daily Record, “Human trafficking victims need help from attorneys” (1/12/15)

Thomson Reuters Foundation, “Journalists grapple with complexities of covering slavery” (12/1/14)

Diversity & the Bar, Lawyer’s Lantern” (November/December 2014)

Reuters, “Businesses are key to ending slavery and its $150 billion profit — campaigners” (11/19/14)

ABA Journal, “Despite mandatory restitution law, courts rarely award trafficking victims lost wages, study finds” (9/30/14)

National Law Journal, “Study: Human Trafficking Cases Rarely Result in Restitution” (9/30/14)

Reuters, “U.S. courts deny trafficking victims lost wages: study” (9/30/14)

MSNBC, Ronan Farrow Daily, “Call to Action: Human trafficking allegations inside the US”(7/11/14)

The New York Times, “Life Sentences for Two Sex Traffickers Who Preyed on Mexican Immigrants” (6/15/14)

White & Case/Social Responsibility, A voice for trafficking victims (2014)

National Geographic, Nigeria’s Schoolgirl Kidnappings Cast Light on Child Trafficking (5/15/14)

The Daily Record, “Little progress seen in quest to end human trafficking in U.S.” (5/15/14)

UCTV, “Human Trafficking: Ending the Myths, Confronting the Realities” (3/3/14)

Jewish Woman, “Defining Heroes” (Spring 2014)

The Washington Post,  Op Ed “Diplomats who commit crimes shouldn’t get a free pass” (1/1/14)

The Business Journals,Jenner & Block Named to National Law Journal’s 2013 Pro Bono Hot List” (1/14/14)

The New York Times, “Claim Against Indian Diplomat Has Echoes of Previous Cases” (1/9/14)

WNYC, NPR affiliate, ”Indictment for Indian Diplomat Accused of Exploitation” (1/9/14)

The National Law Journal, “Pro Bono Hot List: Jenner & Block” (1/6/14)

The Age, “Foreign diplomats accused of human trafficking, assault in US”  (12/31/13)

AP, “Worker abuse by diplomats a problem, advocates say” (12/29/13)

The Times of India, “Indians easy pickings for ‘trafficking’ visas by US” (12/28/13)

CNN, The Lead With Jake Tapper Show, “Anti-Human Trafficking Advocate: ‘What India is Doing Here is Diplomatic Blackmail’” (12/19/13)

CNN, Anderson Cooper 360, “Uproar Surrounds Indian Diplomats Arrest” (12/13/13)

The Washington Post, “Prosecute D.C. officer for sex trafficking,” Letter to the Editor (12/17/13)

Huffington Post,“What’s your Slavery Footprint? There’s an App for That” (12/11/13)

Thomson Reuters Foundation, “What do trafficking survivors need to rebuild their lives?” (12/3/13)

NPR, The Diane Rehm Show (10/3/13)

The American Lawyer, “Global Legal Awards” (October 2013)

CNN, The Lead with Jake Tapper, “Domestic Slavery in our nation’s capital” (6/19/13)

CNN Radio, Libby Lewis, “Diplomatic trafficking: the story the won’t go away” (6/19/13)

The Washington Post,” Dana Milbank, “Obama’s ill-advised visit to Tanzania”  (6/9/13)

The Washington Spectator, “New Case Turns Heat Up on Obama to Address Human Trafficking” (5/2/13)

CBS Morning News,“Allegation of human trafficking at Saudi compound in DC” (5/2/13)

The Washington Times, “Diplomats immune to charges of human trafficking” (12/13/12)