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Lori Cohen

Lori Cohen is the Director of the Anti-trafficking Initiative at Sanctuary for Families, where she represents victims of human trafficking and domestic violence and conducts training sessions for law enforcement, health care professionals and service providers on identifying and assisting victims of trafficking. In April 2013, Ms. Cohen chaired “We Were Slaves: The Jewish Community Unites Against Sex Trafficking,” held at UJA-Federation of New York. Prior to joining Sanctuary for Families, Ms. Cohen taught Immigration Law at the University of Michigan Law School and served as the director for the Office of Immigration Legal Services at the Archdiocese of Detroit. Ms. Cohen has served in a leadership capacity at the Rodeph Sholom School, where her children have attended and at Congregation Ansche Chesed. Ms. Cohen is a board member of the National Council of Jewish Women. Ms. Cohen is a graduate of Yale College and Yale Law School, and served as a law clerk for the Hon. Consuelo B. Marshall in the U.S. District Court, Central District of California.