Selendy & Gay founding partner Faith Gay has been elected to the Her Justice Board of Directors. Established in 1993, Her Justice serves women living in poverty in New York City by providing free legal help to address individual and systemic legal barriers.
“Her Justice is a beacon for so many women living in New York City,” Gay said. “It is an honor to work alongside its talented and devoted professionals as a member of the Board, and with the resilient and courageous women who depend on its services.”
Read the full announcement from Her Justice.
More About Gay’s Practice
In a nationally recognized career spanning more than three decades, Faith Gay has been lead counsel in over 30 jury trials and has successfully navigated bet-the-company investigations for scores of Fortune 500 companies. Before founding Selendy & Gay, she was the Co-Chair of National Trial Practice at one of the nation’s top litigation firms and a highly respected federal prosecutor.
Gay has devoted significant time and energy to public interest litigation. She recently obtained a complete reversal of Marissa Alexander’s conviction and mandatory 20-year sentence for allegedly firing a warning shot at her serially abusive spouse, and co-founded the American Immigration Representation Project to provide lawyers to immigrant detainees in response to new federal immigration and deportation policies.
Learn more about her work and experience here.