Alicia Berenyi was a 2016 – 2017 fellow with the Policing Project. She graduated with a JD from NYU Law in 2016, where she was part of the inaugural class of Policing Project externs, interned for the United States Attorneys Office in the Southern District of NY, and served as competitions executive editor of the NYU Moot Court Board. She graduated from Columbia University in 2009 with a BA in urban studies and economics, with honors. Prior to law school, she worked as a paralegal for three years in the criminal enforcement program of the Department of Justice, Antitrust Division.
Nonny Onyekweli was a 2016 – 2017 fellow with the Policing Project. She graduated with a J.D. from NYU Law in 2016, where she was part of the inaugural class of Policing Project externs. While in law school, she worked for McDermott Will & Emery and Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom. Additionally, she interned in the Immigration Law Unit of the Legal Aid Society and for the Ashoka Youth Venture Program. Nonny received her B.A. in Psychology from the University of Maryland in 2012. Prior to law school, she assisted detained immigrants through the Capitol Area Immigrants Rights Coalition.
Adrian Snead was a Consultant for the Policing Project. Throughout his career, he has focused on issues of criminal justice, national security, and civil rights. He has also been a leader in the Hispanic community. From 2014 to 2017, he served as Counsel to U.S. Senator Jeff Merkley (D-OR), working on civil rights, criminal justice reform, privacy, and foreign affairs. He was named to the National Law Journal’s Hill Hot List of notable Congressional attorneys in 2015 for his work on the Equality Act, an historic LGBT civil rights bill. Snead began his legal career as a Trial Preparation Assistant at the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office, and served as an intern in the Obama White House and the Department of Justice during law school. He worked as a litigator in private practice and clerked for then-Chief Judge Royce C. Lamberth on the United States District Court for the District of Columbia, where he was responsible for the Judge’s criminal and national security dockets. Snead currently serves on the Board of The George Washington University Latino Law Alumni Association. He also served on various committees of the Hispanic Bar Association of the District of Columbia, as Co-Chair of the Hispanic National Bar Association’s (HNBA) 2014 Annual Convention Career Fair, and as Region V Representative to the HNBA Young Lawyers Division. He earned a J.D. from The George Washington University Law School, which he attended on a full academic scholarship, and graduated with high honors from The University of Texas at Austin.