Susan J. Feathers, is the Director of Public Interest and Pro Bono at the Rutgers Newark Law School campus where she oversees the public interest career advising, public interest fellowships, and service-learning programs. Feathers has been engaged in social justice work for 30 years and currently serves on the Equal Justice Works Advisory Board and the NYC Bar Association's Pro Bono Committee.
Her prior experience includes serving as the Executive Director of the Levin Public Interest Center at Stanford Law School, the Assistant Dean for Public Interest at the University of Pennsylvania Law School, and the Director of Public Interest Programs at Yale Law School. She served as a Clinical Fellow for the Hofstra Law School's Constitutional Rights, Housing, Disability, and Constitutional Rights Clinics. She began her career at the Legal Aid Society, Criminal Appeals Bureau in Manhattan.
Feathers received her J.D. from Northeastern Law School and her B.A. and M.A. summa cum laude in Sociology from the University of Pennsylvania where she was a Benjamin Franklin Scholar and elected to Phi Beta Kappa.