John C. Trang is a Staff Attorney for Advancing Justice - LA’s Impact Litigation unit. Trang coordinates the organization’s advocacy on behalf of low-wage workers, with a focus on combating wage theft and labor trafficking. He engages in direct legal services, community legal education, policy advocacy, and litigation.
During law school, Trang served as a judicial extern in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California. He also clerked for Hadsell, Stormer, Keeny, Richardson, and Renick LLP, and the Office of the Federal Public Defender through his law school’s criminal defense clinic. Trang was also co-chair of OUTLaw and a graduate assistant tutor for law students in constitutional law.
Trang received his J.D. from UCLA School of Law, with certificates from the Epstein Program in Public Interest Law and Policy and Critical Race Studies. He is the son of Vietnamese war refugees.