MBA, JD | Founder

In 2005, Mr. Donohue was given the most devastating news any father could receive. His daughter Sarah Jane was diagnosed with a Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI), which was the direct result of being violently shaken by her baby nurse when she was only five days old… Read More

William Frazier
Chief of Staff | Attorney 

William Frazier, Esq. is the Chief of Staff of the Brain Injury Rights Group (“BIRG”) and has served in that role since the organization’s founding in 2018.  Read More

Peter Albert
Attorney | Head of Special Education

Peter G. Albert, Esq., is the Head of Special Education for BIRG. Peter is admitted to practice law in New York State as well as the United States District Courts for the Southern District of New York, Eastern District of New York, and the Second Circuit Court of Appeals. Read More

Rory J. Bellantoni
Attorney | Director of Federal Litigation

Rory J. Bellantoni, Esq. serves as the Brain Injury Rights Group’s Director of Federal Litigation. Rory has over twenty-five years of experience as a litigator and judge. Read More

Keri Avellini Donohue

Keri graduated from the University of Scranton in 1994 where she majored in History and minored in Biology and Political Science. Read More

David Markese

David Markese is a graduate of Vanguard University of Southern California, where he earned a BA in History and Political Science. Read More

Kat McKay

Kat McKay is a 2003 graduate of Villanova University School of Law. She has extensive experience litigating cases in Read More

John Henry Olthoff

John Henry Olthoff, Esq. is a graduate of the City University of New York (CUNY) School of Law. After graduation, John Henry completed a fellowship Read More

Edward Perkins
Edward Perkins

Ed is a graduate of Vanderbilt University Law School and a Manhattan native. He is admitted to practice in New York and New York’s Southern District. Read More

Ashleigh Rousseau

Ashleigh Rousseau is a graduate of Cornell University where she was a Resident Advisor, played on the Cornell softball team, and a teaching assistant for the Cornell Prison Education Program. Before beginning law school, Ashleigh worked as an independent contractor for the U.S. State Department. Read More

Tiffany Rousso

Tiffany is an attorney at Brain Injury Rights Group. She graduated from both Syracuse University with a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and Florida Atlantic University with a Master’s degree in Education. Read More

Carolyn Ruth

Carolyn Ruth is an attorney at Brain Injury Rights Group.  She graduated from Villanova University with her Bachelor of Business Administration degree. Read More

Meghan Christine Sherry

Meghan Sherry is the counsel in California. She attended law school at night and worked during the day to achieve her dream of being a lawyer. She had 11 years of experience in Read More

Jessica Leonard

Jessica Leonard is a member of our paralegal team. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice from Berkeley College and is fluent in Spanish. Read More

Program Associate

Alicia Alba is a Program Associate at BIRG. As a parent who has had to navigate to obtain special education services for her eldest son, she understands how complicated the process can be. Read More

Sideiq Yar
Website Developer

Sideiq uses his extensive experience in the Arts, Media and Technology industry to create solutions that match BIRG’s needs as the Website Developer.  Read More

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