Brittan Heller is a federal prosecutor who specializes in domestic prosecutions of gross human rights violations. As a trial attorney in the Human Rights and Special Prosecutions Section, her cases involve genocide, war crimes, torture, and extraterritorial violent crime, along with human trafficking, military contractor abuses, and cybercrime investigations. She supports the Department of Justiceƕs interagency policy work in human smuggling, international human rights, humanitarian law, and atrocities prevention. Heller has participated in the Atrocities Prevention Board at the White House. Before government service, Heller practiced overseas at the International Criminal Court and the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda. She has extensive fieldwork experience, including working with North Korean refugees and establishing legal programs at the American University of Afghanistan. Heller has taught international law both domestically and abroad. She graduated from Yale Law School and Stanford University.

Membership: Fellow

Chapter: Washington, DC