Irina Vaynerman, Deputy Commissioner of Human Rights
Irina Vaynerman named Deputy Commissioner of Human Rights.
Irina Vaynerman has experience working in a variety of civil rights organizations across the country, focusing on racial justice, LGBTQ rights, and immigrant rights. She is proud to call Minnesota her home. Irina has worked with several nonprofits, and was an attorney with a civil rights law firm in Detroit, Michigan, where she litigated statutory and constitutional anti-discrimination claims. Most recently, Irina was an attorney at Faegre Baker Daniels, LLP in Minneapolis, Minnesota. She is a graduate of Harvard University and Yale Law School. After graduating from law school, Irina served as a federal law clerk for the U.S. District Court, District of Minnesota and the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit.