Faculty Detail

Maya Simek
Lecturer in Law

Areas of Expertise
  • Human Trafficking
  • LGBT legal Issues

Faculty Biography

Maya Simek is a staff attorney and lecturer at Case Western Reserve University's Human Trafficking Law Project. She is the managing legal director at Equality Ohio in Cleveland. In addition to human trafficking, Simek focuses her practice on legal issues arising within and impacting the lesbian gay bisexual transgender (LGBT+) community. Her other areas of expertise include community lawyering and the importance of interdisciplinary collaboration, particularly with social services, on the efficacy of legal practice. Simek is also spearheading a law clinic for individuals affected by HIV/AIDS and receiving case management services at the Nueva Luz Urban Resource Center.

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