Lori Cohen is director of the Anti-Trafficking Initiative at Sanctuary for Families, Center for Battered Women's Legal Services in New York, where she represents immigrant and domestic victims of human trafficking and conducts training sessions for the judiciary, law enforcement, legal and health care professionals, social service providers and community based organizations. Cohen has lectured on a range of trafficking matters across the U.S., Mexico and Russia. Her work on behalf of trafficking victims has been reported widely in the media, including the BBC, the New York Times, Telemundo and Univision, and was featured in Newsweek’s cover story, “Sex Slaves on the Farm.” Prior to joining Sanctuary for Families, Cohen served as director of immigration legal services at the Archdiocese of Detroit, where she represented immigrants in a broad range of matters both affirmatively and in deportation/removal proceedings; and taught Immigration and Refugee & Asylum Law at the University of Michigan Law School. Cohen is a contributing author on immigration remedies for victims in “The Lawyers’ Manual on Human Trafficking” and in “The Lawyers’ Manual on Domestic Violence,” both published by the New York State Judicial Committee on Women in the Courts. In 2016, she facilitated a Jackson Institute capstone class on improving policing practices in Liberia on behalf of the U.S. Department of Justice’s International Criminal Investigative Training Assistance Program (ICITAP).