Washburn Martin – Assistant Controller

Washburn Martin Assistant Controller (518) 445-6050 ext. 1119 wmartin@plsny.org Washburn Martin is a licensed Certified Public Accountant in New York and a member of American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. He received a BBA in Accounting from Siena College. He joined PLS in 2021 as the Assistant Controller. Prior to joining PLS, he worked asContinue reading “Washburn Martin – Assistant Controller”

Gina Andrade – Immigration Paralegal/Administrative Assistant

Gina Andrade Immigration Paralegal/ Administrative Assistant (518) 694-8699 ext. 2112 gandrade@plsny.org Gina is currently a graduate student at UAlbany and she will be completing her Master’s in May. She received her bachelor’s degree from UAlbany as well.  This fall Gina will be pursuing her PhD in the Latin American, Caribbean and U.S. Latino Department atContinue reading “Gina Andrade – Immigration Paralegal/Administrative Assistant”

Evan DeWandler – Immigration Staff Attorney

Evan DeWandler Immigration Staff Attorney (716) 844-8266 ext. 1325 edewandler@plsny.org Evan  grew up in Rochester, NY.  He graduated from SUNY Fredonia with a BS in Communications and began his first career in corporate and educational media.  After serving on some short-term international missions trips, he felt called to help those less fortunate and decided aContinue reading “Evan DeWandler – Immigration Staff Attorney”

Luke Millar – Immigration Law Graduate

Luke Millar Immigration Law Graduate . lmillar@plsny.org Luke is a recent graduate of Washington and Lee Law School  where he interned in the Immigrant Rights Clinic. This unit provided Luke with experience in representing detained individuals in removal proceedings.  Luke also worked as an Immigration Research Assistant and interned for Harvard University’s Immigration and RefugeeContinue reading “Luke Millar – Immigration Law Graduate”

Jonathan Feldman – General Counsel

Jonathan Feldman General Counsel (518) 438-8046 ext. xxxx jfeldman@plsny.org Jonathan Feldman is General Counsel for PLS.  He worked for the Empire Justice Center for 24 years – as a Senior Attorney from 1997-2018, and as Legal Director from 2019-2022.  His primary focus has been civil rights, especially education law.  He has litigated impact cases inContinue reading “Jonathan Feldman – General Counsel”

PLS Response to the Buffalo TOPS Shooting

PLS Response to the Buffalo TOPS Shooting Our hearts are with the families, friends, and community of the victims of the horrific racially motivated massacre at the Jefferson Avenue TOPS in Buffalo. To help the community in Buffalo heal, consider a donation to one of the following organizations***: The African Heritage Food Cooperative Feed BuffaloContinue reading “PLS Response to the Buffalo TOPS Shooting”


National Pro Bono Week (October 23rd – 29th) is a time to celebrate and recognize the dedicated work of pro bono volunteers, as well as to educate the community about the many legal and other issues faced by our clients. PLS is happy to announce that this year we will again be celebrating National Pro Bono Week with an event highlighting our commitment to serving the incarcerated community.