Member Name: Yana Karnaukhov
Member Title: Enforcement Branch Team Lead/Adjunct Professor
Years in Practice: 6.5
Area of Specialty: Civil Rights/Housing Discrimination
Passionate About?: I’m passionate about civil rights and teaching.
Why the YLS?: The YLS provides new attorneys with a great opportunities to build networks, to contribute to the community where we practice, and learn more about various practice areas.
Role on the YLS Executive Council: Director
Best Moment in Your Legal Career so Far?: It’s difficult to think of one specific moment, but generally speaking I feel most fulfilled with my career when I am able to negotiate conciliation agreements in fair lending cases that provide broad policy changes and public interest relief.
Advice for Your Fellow Young Practitioners: Get involved with organizations that you feel passionate about!