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Any time workers, consumers, tenants, landlords, or businesses want to come together to make a better, just, equitable, and sustainable world I want to use my legal skills to support them.

Lydia Edwards (she/her)
(617) 981-4790
Boston, MA

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Lydia has been practicing law for 13 years. She clerked at the Massachusetts Superior Court and the Massachusetts Appeals Court. She worked at a corporate law firm, a worker center, and most recently practiced as a legal services attorney focusing on workers’ rights, implementing the new Domestic Worker Bill of Rights and combating sex trafficking as an Equal Justice Works Fellow.  Lydia received her LLM from Boston University in 2015 and has been focusing her legal work on sustainable business practices and the solidarity economy most recently as a Sustainable Economies Law Center fellow.  Lydia loves to travel and organize workers! She speaks basic German, conversational Spanish and Portuguese and is working on American Sign Language.


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LLM, Boston University Tax

J.D., American University Washington College of Law

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