Our Team

Martina E. Vandenberg

Founder and President

Martina E. Vandenberg is founder and president of the Human Trafficking Legal Center. Vandenberg established the Human Trafficking Legal Center (formerly HT Pro Bono) in 2012 with generous support from the Open Society Foundations (OSF) Fellowship Program. 

Maggie Lee

Senior Staff Attorney

Maggie Lee is the senior staff attorney at the Human Trafficking Legal Center.  She leads the organization’s strategic litigation program.

Evelyn Chumbow

Operations Director and Survivor Leadership Director

Evelyn Chumbow is the operations director and survivor leadership director at the Human Trafficking Legal Center. She is a survivor of child labor trafficking turned anti-trafficking activist and public speaker. Chumbow focuses her life’s work on ending modern-day slavery. 

J. Morgan Ewing

Development Director

J. Morgan Ewing is the development director at the Human Trafficking Legal Center. He leads the organization’s development and fundraising efforts.

Anasuya Syam

Human Rights and Trade Policy Director

Anasuya Syam is the human rights and trade policy director at the Human Trafficking Legal Center. She leads the Human Trafficking Legal Center’s initiative on the U.S. Tariff Act and forced labor, with a focus on conducting investigations and submitting petitions under the Tariff Act.

Agatha Schmaedick

Staff Attorney

Agatha Schmaedick is the staff attorney at the Human Trafficking Legal Center. She is a labor and human rights advocate with over fifteen years of experience both in the United States and internationally.

Logan Bulls

Paralegal and Intake Specialist

Logan Bulls is the paralegal and intake specialist at the Human Trafficking Legal Center. She manages and maintains the organization’s case databases. She is also responsible for conducting intake interviews of prospective clients.

Clara Martin

Program Coordinator

Clara Martin is the program coordinator at the Human Trafficking Legal Center and plays a vital role in supporting two crucial programs – the trade and forced labor program and the survivor leadership program. She is also responsible for key aspects of the operations department.

Kendra Ross

Consultant

Kendra Ross is a survivor-leader in the anti-trafficking movement. She serves as a consultant and advisor to the Human Trafficking Legal Center.