Associate and Animal Welfare Program Manager
Jay Shooster is an Associate and Animal Welfare Program Manager at Richman Law & Policy. Jay strives to combat all forms of discrimination as a part of a broad coalition of advocates working to protect consumers, the environment, workers, and animals.
Prior to joining RLP, Jay served as a Masiyiwa-Bernstein Fellow with Just Security, a project within the Center for Human Rights and Global Justice at NYU School of Law. During law school, he worked as a clinical student on the policing policy team of the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, as an intern in the National Security Division of the US Department of Justice, and as an intern in the Terrorism and International Narcotics Unit of the US Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York. Jay has been involved with many cases, including lawsuits against Tyson Foods, Hormel Foods, and Smithfield Foods.
Jay received his J.D. from New York University School of Law and a B.A. in Philosophy and Political Science from the University of Florida.
Jay is admitted to practice in New York.