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Alison Coutifaris joined HIAS PA’s Domestic Violence Initiative in April 2018 and represents immigrant survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault in Chester County. Previously, Alison was a Senior Staff Attorney in Sanctuary for Families’ Immigration Intervention Project where she represented survivors of domestic violence and human trafficking in immigration proceedings. Prior to joining Sanctuary for Families, Alison worked as a tax associate at Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton and served as a law clerk to the Honorable Denny Chin of the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. Alison is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania Law School and Haverford College. Alison is admitted to practice law in New York State (2013).