Mariyam Hussain is Counsel at Justice Catalyst Law. Before joining JCL, Mariyam was a Supervisory Attorney at Legal Aid Chicago where she led a team focused on litigation and advocacy on behalf of migrant farmworkers. Previously, Mariyam was lead attorney on discrimination lawsuits and wage and hour class actions at a plaintiff side law firm. Mariyam also worked for the New York City Commission of Human Rights, investigating and prosecuting allegations of discrimination in employment, housing, and public accommodation. In addition, she has a background in health care law, specifically commercial insurance, Medicaid, and Medicare. Mariyam received her J.D. from DePaul Law School, her M.A. from SOAS, University of London, and her B.A. from DePaul University and is based in Chicago.