Janice Johnson HunterSenior Staff Attorney, Economic Security Unit

Janice Johnson Hunter

Janice Johnson Hunter is a Senior Staff Attorney in the Economic Security Unit (ESU) representing clients in a range of public entitlement matters to preserve income security and protect clients’ rights when benefits are denied, reduced, terminated, or result in overpayment.  Practice emphasis is in Social Security entitlements including Supplemental Security Income (SSI), Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI), and Title II Survivor’s Benefits.


Prior to joining NLSP in January 2021, Janice spent over 20 years as an advocate and litigator on a wide variety of public entitlement and disability rights matters as a Supervising attorney with Legal Aid Maryland, as Deputy Director of Legal Work at Disability Rights Maryland, and more recently as Deputy Executive Director for Legal Services and General Counsel at National Disability Rights Network (NDRN) in Washington, D.C.


Janice earned a B.S. in Sociology/Qualitative Research from American University and a J.D. from Howard University School of Law. Janice can be reached by phone at 202-269-5104 or via email at jjohnsonhunter@nlsp.org.

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