Staff attorney at the National Employment Law Project more
Madeline Neighly is a staff attorney with the National Employment Law Project's Second Chance Labor Project, working to eliminate unfair barriers to employment of people with criminal records. In 2009-2010, she successfully assisted hundreds of individuals with criminal records maintain their employment at the nation's ports by receiving their Transportation Worker Identity Credentials. In doing so, she advocated for improved procedures in federal case processing and FBI reporting. She is the lead author of "Wanted: Accurate FBI Background Checks for Employment," a report on inaccurate and incomplete FBI background checks and the devastating impact these faulty records have on workers.