Paul K.

State Policy Program Director

(646) 693-8215 ext. 8215
New York City Office

Areas of Expertise

Economic and Workforce Development • Living Wage and Minimum Wage


For fifteen years Paul Sonn has worked on new approaches for promoting living wage jobs. His work has been profiled in the New York Times Magazine, the Nation, and the New York Law Journal. From 1999-2008, he was co-director of the Economic Justice Project at New York University’s Brennan Center for Justice. From 1994-1999 he was a Skadden Fellow and then assistant counsel at the NAACP Legal Defense Fund.


J.D., Yale Law School
A.B., Dartmouth College

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