Charlie Arrowood, Counsel, Name Change Project

Charlie Arrowood

Charlie Arrowood (they / them / theirs) is of counsel to TLDEF's Name Change Project. They manage the Name Change Project's advocacy efforts, develop materials, and assist the Program Manager with training and education and developing pro bono law firm partnerships. In their private practice, they primarily provide transition-related direct legal services to transgender clients, including name and gender marker change assistance and guidance regarding health insurance coverage.

Charlie is the Chair of the LGBTQ Committee of the Nassau County Bar Association, a member of the National Trans Bar Association, and a board member at Gender Equality NY. Charlie is also the recipient of the LGBT Bar Association of New York’s 2021 Community Excellence Award and was named one of the National LGBT Bar Association's 2021 Top 40 Lawyers Under 40. They are a parent of two and graduate of Tulane University (B.A. History, 2009) and New York Law School (2013).

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Updated on Mar 15, 2021