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 Executive Advisory Council. 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.


Wendy Chang, Esq., Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP
Clarissa Park, Esq., Robert Half Legal 


Isabel Bussarakum, Esq., Boies Schiller Flexner LLP
David Chao, Esq., Bird Marella PC
Sylvia Guerro, Bank of America
Angela Hebberd, Esq., Duane Morris LLP
Helen Hwang, Esq., Covington & Burling LLP
Robin Jung, Esq., Dykema Gossett PLLC
Nicole Kim, Esq., Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP
Seong Kim, Esq., Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Francis S. Lam, Esq., Sidley Austin LLP
Bert Lao, Esq., Hogan Lovells LLP
Edward Lew, Esq., The Walt Disney Company
Anna Park, Esq., McDermott Will & Emery LLP
Patrick Park, Esq., Kirkland & Ellis LLP
Tiffany Phan, Esq., Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP
Naeun Rim, Esq., Bird Marella PC
Esther Ro, Esq., Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP
Jonathan Shih, Esq., Latham & Watkins LLP
Farah Tabibkhoei, Esq., Reed Smith LLP
Kevin Tsai, Esq., Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
Nilay Vora, Esq., Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP
Stacey Wang, Esq., Holland & Knight LLP
David C. Yang, Esq., Walker Stevens Cannom Yang LLP
David D. Yang, Esq., LimNexus LLP 
Christopher B. Yeh, Esq., Amazon Web Services
Steven K. Yoda, Esq., Walzer Melcher LLP
Justin Yu, Esq. Hogan Lovells LLP
Elaine Zhong, Esq., WilmerHale
Monika Zhou, Esq., Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP

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


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.