Asian Americans Advancing Justice - LA

Building upon the legacy of the Asian Pacific American Legal Center

Pro Bono Advisory Council

Advancing Justice – LA’s Pro Bono Advisory Council is complementary to the Board of Directors and other Advisory Councils. Advancing Justice-LA relies on the Pro Bono Advisory Council specifically for guidance in the development of its pro bono programs, turning to these members first as a resource in assisting with pro bono matters and issues. The Pro Bono Advisory Council also helps raise vital funds and resources needed to support and expand Advancing Justice-LA’s pro bono programs. Members include attorneys from major national and international law firms, as well as in-house counsel at Fortune 100 companies.

Co-Chairs

Esther Ro, Esq., Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP
Steven K. Yoda, Esq., Walzer Melcher LLP

Steering Committee

Steve Chiu, Esq., Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP
Christopher B. Yeh, Esq., Amazon Web Services
David C. Yang, Esq., Hawkinson Yang LLP

Members At Large

Kevin Tsai, Esq., Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
Howard Hou, Esq., Bank of America
Naeun Rim, Esq., Bird Marella PC
Ziwei Hu, Esq., Boies Schiller Flexner LLP
Helen Hwang, Esq., Covington & Burling LLP
Savir Punia, Esq., Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP
Bryan Rhie, Esq., Duane Morris LLP
Robin Jung, Esq., Dykema Gossett PLLC
Jimmy Kwun, Esq., Foley & Lardner LLP
Nicole Kim, Esq., Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP
Vivian Kim, Esq., Hanmi Bank
Stacey Wang, Esq., Holland & Knight LLP
Lindsey Shi, Esq., Kirkland & Ellis LLP
Jonathan Shih, Esq., Latham & Watkins LLP
Jasmin Yang, Esq., Lewis Brisbois LLP
Alexander Su, Esq., LimNexus LLP
Jennifer M. Chang, Esq., Mayer Brown LLP
Jessica Jung, Esq., McDermott Will & Emery LLP
Huilin Cornell, Esq., Morrison & Foerster LLP
Ronald Cheng, Esq., O'Melveny & Myers LLP
Farah Tabibkhoei, Esq., Reed Smith LLP
Seong Kim, Esq., Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Christopher Lee, Esq., Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Jennifer N. Le, Esq. Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
Jenna Le, Esq., Snell & Wilmer
Karin Wang, Esq., UCLA School of Law
Nilay Vora, Esq., The Vora Firm
Edward Lew, Esq., The Walt Disney Company
Sandhya Ramadas, Esq., The Walt Disney Company
Julia Fauzia-Whatley, Esq., WilmerHale
 
(updated 11/29/18)

For Legal Help

Advancing Justice - LA’s hotlines prioritize assistance to low-income persons in the following areas of law: family, immigration, consumer, public benefits, employment, housing, and civil rights.

English: 888.349.9695
需要協助嗎: 800.520.2356
हिंदी 855.971.2552

ត្រូវការជំនួយជាភាសាខ្មែរ:

800.867.3126
도움이 필요하십니까?: 800.867.3640
Tagalog: 855.300.2552
ต้องการความช่วยเหลือ: 800.914.9583
Cần sự giúp đỡ: 800.267.7395

 

Our mission is to advocate for civil rights, provide legal services and education, and build coalitions to positively influence and impact Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders and to create a more equitable and harmonious society.