Emily LaGratta, J.D., is a justice reform consultant and innovator who has worked with criminal justice agencies across the country since 2009. Before starting LaGratta Consulting, Emily was the Director of Procedural Justice Initiatives at the Center for Court Innovation, where she oversaw a multi-million dollar consulting practice on the topics of procedural justice and community justice. She has designed and guided the implementation of innovative programming in courts, prosecutor and defender offices, and community corrections agencies, developed practitioner resources, and trained hundreds of justice system professionals.
Emily started her legal career working as a public defender at a neighborhood-based office in Harlem and very briefly as a corporate tax lawyer at Skadden, Arps. She has a mathematics degree from Pomona College (Chirp!) and law degree from the University of Wisconsin (Go Badgers!). When she’s not working, she’s exploring New York City and spending time with her family.