Pradine Saint-Fort is a Paul, Weiss Pro Bono Attorney managing pro bono litigation efforts and developing collaborations with legal service organizations. Pradine focuses on the firm’s immigration docket and advancing racial justice initiatives.
Prior to joining Paul, Weiss, Pradine practiced immigration law through another firm's partnership with Kids in Need of Defense (KIND) and the Legal Aid Society in New York City. Her representation of migrant youth and single parents centered on humanitarian-based immigration benefits in both affirmative and defensive postures. Pradine also has expertise in law enforcement policies and practices to improve safety in historically underserved communities. She has advanced and managed community-centered safety initiatives at the New York City Police Department and the Vera Institute of Justice.
Pradine received a 2015 Hemmerdinger Award for Excellence for Contribution to Policing Services from the New York City Police Foundation. In 2020, she was recognized with a Public Service Award from her alma mater, Cornell Law School.
Pradine volunteers as the Vice President of Mentorship on the board of Project Fairness. Through scholarship and mentorship, Project Fairness supports foster youth across the United States who are pursuing post-secondary education.