Meet Our Members: Yana Karnaukhov

headshot CBA (1)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!


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