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.


Jonathan Shih, Esq., Latham & Watkins LLP
Steven K. Yoda, Esq., Walzer Melcher LLP

Members At Large

Shelly Kim, Esq., Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
Kevin Tsai, Esq., Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
Christopher B. Yeh, Esq., Amazon Web Services
Howard Hou, Esq., Bank of America
Naeun Rim, Esq., Bird Marella PC
Ziwei Hu, Esq., Boies Schiller Flexner LLP
Mark Chen, Esq., Covington & Burling LLP
Isabella Hsu, Esq., Dentons LLP
Tiffany Sung, Esq., Foley & Lardner LLP
Nicole Kim, Esq., Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP
Vivian Kim, Esq., Hanmi Bank
David C. Yang, Esq., Hawkinson Yang LLP
Stacey Wang, Esq., Holland & Knight LLP
Kathryn Han, Esq., King & Spalding LLP
Lindsey Shi, Esq., Kirkland & Ellis LLP
Hana Kim, Esq., Union Bank
Jonathan Shih, Esq., Latham & Watkins LLP
Elizabeth Yang, Esq., Law and Mediation Offices of Elizabeth Yang
Jimmy Kwun, Esq., Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie
Alexander Su, Esq., LimNexus LLP
Steve Chiu, Esq., Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP
Jennifer M. Chang, Esq., Mayer Brown LLP
Jessica Jung, Esq., McDermott Will & Emery LLP
Li Wang, Esq., McDermott Will & Emery LLP
Evie Lee, Esq., McKinsey & Company
Huilin Cornell, Esq., Morrison & Foerster LLP
Erin Cho, Esq., Netflix
Grace Zhong, Esq., O'Melveny & Myers LLP
Savir Punia, Esq., Pepper Hamilton LLP
Farah Tabibkhoei, Esq., Reed Smith LLP
Seong Kim, Esq., Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Jennifer N. Le, Esq. Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
Jenna Le, Esq., Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
Winston P. Hsiao, Esq., Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP and Affiliates
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
Evie Lee, Esq., McKinsey and Company 
(updated 11/5/20)


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

English: 888.349.9695
需要協助嗎: 800.520.2356
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Tiếng Việt: 714.477.2958


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.