Kimberly Noe-Lehenbauer

Legal and Policy Intern
kim@icar.ngo

Kimberly Noe-Lehenbauer is a legal and policy intern at the International Corporate Accountability Roundtable. Kim is a third-year student at the University of Oklahoma College of Law where she is pursuing certificates in International Law and American Indian Law and participates in the Jessup International Moot Court Competition. A committed advocate for human rights and social justice, she traveled to Costa Rica last semester to investigate the effects of toxic pesticides used in the cultivation of pineapple by American companies. She interviewed government officials, supreme court judges, indigenous leaders, and human rights attorneys on the ground and reported her findings in a shadow report to the UN Working Group on Business and Human Rights. Prior to joining ICAR, Kim worked with the Native American Rights Fund, Center for WorkLife Law, and Legal Aid Services. She is a John Paul Stevens Public Interest Fellow, a member of the Ruth Bader Ginsburg American Inn of Court, and recently won a regional Equal Justice Works Public Interest Award. Before law school, Kim enjoyed a 20-year career in journalism and graduated from the University of Oklahoma with a bachelor degree in Journalism and minor in Political Science.