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Noah Lewis

Transcend Legal
Executive Director
New York, NY
Noah E. Lewis is the founder and executive director of Transcend Legal, a national, New York City-based organization cultivating equitable social, medical and legal recognition of transgender people, one person at a time. Noah previously worked for the Transgender Law Center, the National LGBTQ Task Force, and served as the staff attorney at Transgender Legal Defense & Education Fund for five years. There he worked on leading-edge impact litigation and policy work in areas such as identity documents, health care and public accommodations. He went on to create and run a solo law practice serving transgender clients. A native of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Noah is a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh and was the first openly transgender student to graduate from Harvard Law School.