Nicole Friederichs, Clerk
Friederichs is a Practitioner-in-Residence at Suffolk University Law School in Boston, MA, where she teaches the Human Rights and Indigenous Peoples Clinic which serves the Native nation building needs of the New England's Tribal governments as well as engages with international human rights mechanisms on behalf of Indigenous communities and organizations. Prior to joining Suffolk, she practiced federal Indian law and international human rights law working on a range of cases, including jurisdictional cases between Native American Tribes and New England states, and Indigenous Peoples land rights cases before the international and regional human rights bodies. Nicole also has experience in the international development sector supporting community development and education programs located in West Africa. She holds a LLM in Indigenous Peoples Law and Policy from the University of Arizona, a JD from Suffolk University Law School, and is a graduate of Mount Holyoke College and the London School of Economics.