Abigail Staudt is a managing attorney and leads the housing group at the Legal Aid Society of Cleveland. Her experience includes representing tenants at risk of losing access to their subsidized and private housing, advocating for systemic change, and improving housing policies. Staudt is the cochair of the advisory board to the Office of Homeless Services in Cleveland, Ohio, and has served as the president of the board of directors of Cogswell Hall, an organization in the Detroit–Shoreway neighborhood of Cleveland that provides quality low-income housing and supportive services to people with disabilities and people who were formerly homeless. She has worked at Cabrini Green Legal Aid and, while a law student, was president of the Kent Justice Foundation. Staudt holds a BS in anthropology from Santa Clara University and a JD from Chicago-Kent College of Law at the Illinois Institute of Technology.