We’re a team that’s passionate about creating a positive impact in the world.

Paladin envisions a world where everyone has access to legal and other vital services. We are connecting those in need with those who have the skills to help. 


Felicity Conrad

Co-Founder & CEO

Before founding Paladin, Felicity was a litigator in the New York office of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom. An alumnus of McGill University, Sciences Po Paris and NYU Law, she has performed human rights-related work in Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Haiti and China and joined the United Nations to work on International Criminal Court issues. Felicity was NYU Law School of Law’s Featured Alumnus in December 2016 and is a frequent speaker on the intersection between pro bono and technology.


Kristen Sonday

Co-Founder & COO

After graduating from Princeton, Kristen joined the U.S. Department of Justice, where she worked on international criminal affairs in Mexico and Central America. After the DOJ, she joined the founding team of Grouper (Y Combinator W’12), learning how to build startups and use technology to scale networks. Kristen is a Fellow for Stanford’s Latino Entrepreneur Leaders Program, and a Google for Entrepreneurs Code2040 Entrepreneur-in-Residence. Kristen is also a 2017 ABA Woman in Tech to Watch as a result of her access to justice work through Paladin.


Matt Tucker


Matt is an engineer and technical leader who believes in the power of technology to build a more just, equitable and sustainable global society. Prior to joining Paladin, he built products for innovative organizations including Hillary for America, charity: water, Thoughtbot and cleantech startup Enernoc.


Phoebe Duggan

Head of Nonprofits

Phoebe is an an Australian-trained lawyer who, before Paladin, worked at Justice Connect where she helped deliver access to justice through pro bono legal services to people experiencing disadvantage, and the community organizations that support them. After relocating to New York City in 2014, Phoebe worked as Director of Program Operations for a national program for young entrepreneurs before joining Paladin in 2016.