Elie Mystal is an attorney and The Nation’s justice correspondent who covers courts and the criminal justice system. People also recognize him for being an editor at Above the Law.
Moreover, Elie is also an Editor at Large at Breaking Media and a guest and contributor to major news firms like New York Times and MSNBC. The attorney has earned an excellent reputation throughout his career practicing the law.
Journalist, Book Editor, Columnist
Family and Siblings
Elie Mystal Sr.
Date of Birth:
10th May 1978, Wednesday
Age (As in 2021):
43 Years Old
1. Harvard College 2. Harvard Law School
August 8, 2004
Names Not Disclosed
5 Feet 9 Inches (175 cm)
198 lbs (90 KG)
Quotes & Books
Allow Me to Retort: A Black Guy’s Guide to the Constitution (Expected on: 2022)
The 43-year-old advocate was born in the year 1978. He celebrates his birthday every year on 10th May, making him a Taurus. In addition, he has an American nationality and Afro-American ethnicity.
Elie Mystal’s Family and Education
Mystal’s father was a politician. His name was Elie Mystal Sr., the first elected African American legislator in the Suffolk County district. His mother was Elizabeth Ying.
Furthermore, his family moved to Indiana when he was in his senior year in high school. Unfortunately, his father died of lymphoma in 2017.
Moving towards his education, Elie is a knowledgeable attorney and has graduated from a top college. He studied for Bachelor’s in Government at Harvard College and graduated in 2000. Then, again, Elie went to Harvard Law School for his Juris Doctor (JD) and graduated in 2003.
Elie’s Career Journey
The famous advocate started his career first as a litigator in the law firm of Debevoise and Plimpton in New York. Then, in 2008, he entered a contest that changed his life as an attorney. He participated in an Above the Law contest, a news website concerning the law, law schools, and the legal profession.
He won the competition, and the same news agency later hired him. He is now the Managing Director of Above The Law. Elie is also an Editor at Large at Breaking Media and a guest and contributor to major news firms like New York Times and MSNBC.
Personal Life: Married, Spouse & Kids
Who is Elie Mystal Married To?
The advocate got married to Christine Nyereyegonaand on August 8, 2004. They met in college when they were at Harvard studying for their degree. Christine Nyereyegona works as a VP and Associate General Counsel at JP Morgan Chase.
Who is Elie Mystal Wife?
Christine Nyereyegonaand is also a law practitioner and has worked in the research unit of a law firm from June 2009 to September 2009. Elie and Christine have been together for sixteen years now. They even have two children together and are living a happy married life.
He is undoubtedly an attractive man. He stands 5 ft and 9 inches tall and weighs 90 kgs. Elie has curly hair and black eyes.
How Much is Elie Mystal’s Salary and Net Worth?
Elie has earned throughout his life as a hardworking attorney and as an Editor for Above the Law. He earns approximately $63k yearly.
As of 2021, he has an estimated net worth of between $20 million and $22 million, including his assets and properties.
Some Quick Facts You Need to Know About Elie Mystal:
The aspiring advocate is into political blogging.
He isn’t on any other social media platform than Twitter.
He has around 244.9k followers on Twitter.
Ellie loves sports and is a massive fan of the Mets.
The honest advocate admits that he speaks loud and is talkative.
Being a Hardvard student, he says Hardvard Law School is the most intellectually stimulating place he has been.
Elie loves dogs.
In 2019, many criticized the advocate for saying that he had fantasized about damaging President Trump’s property for what he had the people of America go through.
He admits his wife being the boss of the house.
The courageous advocate fights against racism and social injustices and doesn’t back down when it comes to his beliefs.
He is a great fan of The Matrix trilogy series, his favorite scene being the car chase from Matrix Reloaded.