Elyssa is a Catalyst Fellow at the Center for Reproductive Rights, where she joins the Judicial Strategy program.

Her work focuses on developing new legal theories for protecting and advancing reproductive rights and justice. Prior to CRR, Elyssa worked at Measures For Justice, a criminal justice reform organization, where she led a legal research project surveying U.S. criminal law and developing national performance benchmarks for the criminal justice system. Elyssa received her B.A. from Harvard College and her J.D. from Harvard Law School.