Our Associates

Veronica Aksu is Counsel at Sedreddine & Whoriskey, LLP. In the course of her legal practice, Veronica has represented nonprofits in a variety of capacities including in-house roles as assistant general counsel at Public Health Solutions and the Center for Court Innovation. Immediately prior to joining Sedreddine & Whoriskey, Veronica supported and advised numerous nonprofit organizations on a range of legal issues as a staff attorney at Lawyers Alliance for New York. Veronica began her career as a corporate associate at Sullivan & Cromwell LLP, where she represented clients on an array of transactional matters.

Veronica graduated summa cum laude from the University of Oklahoma in 2010 and cum laude from Harvard Law School in 2014. She is a member of the New York City Bar Association where she serves on the Non-Profit Organizations Committee. Veronica is admitted to practice in New York.


Rachel Dobkin is an associate at Sedreddine & Whoriskey, LLP.  In her work with SedWho, Rachel leverages her substantial and varied experience serving in a variety of capacities in the nonprofit sector.  Prior to joining the firm, Rachel worked as a Staff Attorney at Legal Aid Chicago, followed by a decade of experience working in fundraising, communications and strategy for nonprofit organizations.   She has also served as an independent consultant advising nonprofit organizations on legal issues and in-house pro bono attorney at Lawyers Alliance for New York.

Rachel graduated magna cum laude from Barnard College with departmental honors in Political Science and earned her JD from the University of Michigan Law School. Rachel is admitted to practice in New York.


Juan J. Martínez-Hill is an associate at Sedreddine & Whoriskey, LLP.  Prior to joining the firm, Juan served as an associate at Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP’s Tax-Exempt Organizations practice group in New York, where he worked on a variety of matters for public charities and private foundations, as well as tax-exempt business and civic leagues and social clubs. Juan also completed consecutive Nonprofit Law Fellowships at the Vera Institute of Justice and the Ford Foundation, where he worked closely with program, operations, and investment staff on a wide range of initiatives and special projects.

Juan graduated from Brown University with degrees in Philosophy and Political Science. He received his J.D. from New York University School of Law where he was a Root-Tilden-Kern Scholar, Mexican American Legal Defense & Education Fund Scholar, and Co-President of the Latinx Law Student Association. Juan currently serves on the Board of Directors of Centro de Los Derechos del Migrante, Inc.  Juan is admitted to practice in New York.