Allison Gordon Wright is an attorney at Hawks Villafranca Law, an Austin-based immigration law firm. For the first two years after graduating from law school, she worked on immigration and employment law issues at the Equal Justice Center’s Austin office as a Gallogly Family Foundation Public Interest Law Fellow. As a fellow, she organized naturalization and DACA clinics in remote, under-served cities, towns, and rural areas around Texas.
At Texas Law, Allison volunteered with a variety of immigration-related pro bono projects and participated in the Children’s Rights Clinic, Immigration Clinic, and Transnational Worker Rights Clinic. In the summers, she worked on immigration matters with the Equal Justice Center and Casa Marianella, both in Austin. She was also an associate editor of the Texas Law Review and a Chancellor, one of the sixteen law students who achieve the highest-grade point averages in their class through their second year.