Daniella Prieshoff joined Tahirih in 2016. As Senior Attorney in the Baltimore office, she advocates for immigrant women and girls fleeing gender-based violence in immigration and domestic relations matters. Prior to joining Tahirih, Daniella was a Staff Attorney at Farmworker Legal Services of Michigan where she represented indigent immigrant farmworkers in immigration and employment cases, initiated a targeted advocacy project to expand the representation of workplace sexual assault survivors, and developed a community partners network sensitive to the needs of immigrant survivors of workplace sexual assault. Daniella began her legal career as a law clerk to the Honorable Glenn T. Harrell on the Maryland Court of Appeals, the highest court in Maryland. While in law school, Daniella interned for the Executive Office of Immigration Review in Baltimore, Kids in Need of Defense, clerked for a boutique immigration and family law firm, litigated cases involving wage and hour claims as a student attorney, and published a Law Review article on resolving legal bars to asylum.
“The clients I serve are heroes. I am privileged to work at an organization like Tahirih that is a pioneer in helping provide women and girls a path to safety and independence.”
Education: University of Baltimore School of Law, JD; University of Maryland, BA
Hometown: Guayaquil, Ecuador