Senior Staff Attorney
Alexandra Levy Yelderman is a senior staff attorney at the Human Trafficking Legal Center, where she directs HT Legal’s quantitative research on human trafficking cases. She has contributed to numerous reports and resources used by anti-trafficking advocates and attorneys nationwide. Yelderman also developed and maintains HT Legal’s databases of cases brought under the civil and criminal provisions of the Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act.
Yelderman teaches multiple courses related to human trafficking at the University of Notre Dame Law School, and has a longstanding interest in legal remedies for trafficking victims accused of crimes. Recently, Yelderman authored the Human Trafficking Legal Center’s fact sheet on trafficking litigation brought by detainees and prisoners, and has collaborated on amicus briefs in related litigation. Yelderman’s scholarship focuses on the role of internet intermediaries in trafficking and black markets.
Yelderman holds a J.D. from the University of Chicago, and a B.A. in religion with a minor in mathematics from New York University, where she graduated cum laude. She is admitted to practice in Indiana, Illinois (inactive) and the District of Columbia (inactive).