The Food Law and Policy Clinic is please to welcome two Clinical Instructors to the team, Molly Cohen and Trevor Findley!
Molly Cohen (She/Her)
Molly Cohen joined the Food Law and Policy Clinic in January 2022 as a clinical instructor. Prior to joining FLPC, Molly worked in local government for eight years focusing on economic development, financial empowerment and criminal justice reform. Most recently Molly led policy and communications for the San Francisco Treasurer’s Office tackling issues such as COVID-19 relief for small businesses and individuals, guaranteed income and cash transfer programs, and public banking. She also coordinated pretrial and bail reform efforts for the New York City Mayor’s Office, served as legislative counsel for a New York City Council Member, and worked in the General Counsel’s Office at NYU. Molly received her B.S. in Geophysics and Science and Society from Brown University and her J.D. from Harvard Law School, magna cum laude. She participated in FLPC as a law student for two semesters and credits the clinic and its seminar with helping her discover her love for policy and forge a career in local government. She is thrilled to be back. She is a licensed member of the Massachusetts and New York bar.
Molly lives in Cambridge with her husband and two young daughters. She is passionate about books, baked goods, and babies, and appreciates any and all book recommendations or recipes you have to share.
Trevor Findley (He/Him)
Trevor Findley joined the Food Law and Policy Clinic in January 2022. Prior to joining FLPC, he worked as a Senior Policy Associate for the Organic Farming Research Foundation, advocating for policies to improve organic agriculture in the United States. Before that, he was the Deputy Director of Food Disclosure and Labeling at the United States Department of Agriculture. While there, he helped write regulations to implement the National Bioengineered Food Disclosure Standard (GMO labeling law). At USDA, he also worked on conservation programs, farm programs, farm loans, and crop insurance.
Trevor received a Masters of Law (LLM) in Food and Agricultural Law from the University of Arkansas School of Law, a Juris Doctor (JD) from Willamette University College of Law, a Masters in Education from the University of Nevada Las Vegas, and a Bachelor of Arts in International Studies from Willamette University. He is an active member of the Oregon State Bar.