Carrie Hammer is a member of the firm's Pro Bono group. She has worked on matters ranging from class action lawsuits to submissions to international human rights bodies.

Carrie has worked extensively on criminal justice matters, with a focus on juvenile justice and international human rights. She has represented clients on death row in state and federal post-conviction proceedings in Texas. She has also represented victims of human trafficking and clients in cases seeking civil orders of protection in Illinois. Armed with an LL.M. in human rights, she has also done a considerable amount of internationally focused pro bono, most recently contributing to a petition to the UN Working Group on Arbitrary Detention on behalf of a human rights lawyer detained in Tajikistan.

While in law school, Carrie was a member of the Northwestern Pritzker School of Law's Juvenile Justice Clinic and International Human Rights Clinic. She was also the Online Articles Editor for the Northwestern University Law Review and spent a semester in Beirut, Lebanon working with a local human rights organization.

Education and admissions


LL.M., Northwestern University School of Law, magna cum laude, 2018

J.D., Northwestern University School of Law, magna cum laude, 2018

B.A., Barnard College, magna cum laude, 2010

Bar admissions and qualifications

District of Columbia


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