Lynly S. Egyes, Esq. is a Supervising Attorney with the Sex Workers Project. Lynly provides legal advocacy, advice, and information to sex workers and survivors of human trafficking on a variety of issues, including immigration, criminal law, civil consequences of convictions and public benefits.
Prior to joining the Sex Workers Project, Lynly's career has focused on helping people in the margins, with a special emphasis on youth, LGBT and immigrants' rights. She managed the student leadership program at the Gay, Lesbian, and Straight Education Network. While in law school, Lynly interned at the Sylvia Rivera Law Project, Peter Cicchino Youth Project, Lawyers for Children and with the Honorable Judge Deborah Batts. In law school she co-authored the report, Immigration on ICE: A Report on Immigration Home Raids Operations. Lynly graduated magna cum laude from Ithaca College and earned a JD from Benjamin Cardozo School of Law.