Einat Albin completed her DPhil studies in the University of Oxford in 2010 after which she joined the law faculty at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem as a lecturer and as the Academic Director of the Clinical Legal Education Center. She has an LL.B in law and political science from the Hebrew University, and an LL.M in law, society and politics from Tel-Aviv University (cum laude).
Einat’s main fields of interest are labour law, welfare, and social rights. More particularly, her research focuses on services, domestic workers, segmentation theory, sectors in the labour market, and migrant workers. She published articles in leading law journals, such as the Modern Law Review and the Industrial Law Journal, and won some prestigious awards and prizes, including the AAUW scholarship (2006), the ORS award (2006-2008), the IFUW award (2008), The Vidal Angel Postdoctoral Fellowship from the Minerva Center for Human Rights, Hebrew University Jerusalem (2010), the British Academi Visiting Scholar Award (2011) and the Wedderburn Prize (2011).
Before commencing her doctoral studies in the University of Oxford, Einat was the Director of the Law and Welfare Clinic at Tel-Aviv University, where she has litigated leading labour and social rights cases before the Israeli Supreme Court, and promoted important legislative changes in those areas of law. She has been the litigator in the Supreme Court case against the binding of migrant workers to their employers, in the petition targeting the improsonment of private debtors, in the proceeding demanding social security benefits for asylum seekers and in many others. Einat also initiated important pro bono projects in Israel, such as the provision of legal aid to homeless youth in Tel-Aviv.