A.Y. Strauss Welcomes Summer Associates for 2021 Program

A.Y. Strauss is pleased to welcome Daniela de la Lama and Gifty Minnow to the firm’s 2021 Summer Associate program, beginning May 17, 2021. For a period of 12 weeks, de la Lama and Minnow will work with the firm’s attorneys across practice areas including Franchise and Hospitality, Litigation, Bankruptcy, Commercial Real Estate, and Labor & Employment.

“We welcome Daniela and Gifty to the firm and thank the on-campus recruiting staff at Cardozo and Rutgers for their assistance. Our team is excited to share knowledge and resources with Daniela and Gifty and broaden their exposure not only to our practice areas but also to our culture,” said Aaron Y. Strauss, Managing Partner.

Currently a 2L student at Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, de la Lama serves as Staff Editor of the Cardozo Law Review and is a member of the Women in Law Initiative Mentor. In addition, she has interned with the Honorable Timothy B. Taylor, Department 72 of the Superior Court of California, County of San Diego. She earned her B.A. from Middlebury College.

Minnow is a student at Rutgers Law School-Newark and serves as Staff Editor of the Rutgers University Law Review. She is in the Minority Student Program, and a 2L representative of the Association of Black Law Students as well as the Immigrants Right Collective, and volunteers at the Naturalization Clinic. Minnow received her B.A., magna cum laude, from Rutgers University where she was a member of the Dean’s List, Honors College, and Phi Beta Kappa.