Asian Americans Advancing Justice - LA

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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 Yeh, Esq., Amazon Web Services
Howard Hou, Esq., Bank of America
Fanxi Wang, Esq., Bird Marella PC
Mark Chen, Esq., Covington & Burling LLP
Isabella Hsu, Esq., Dentons
Robin Jung, Esq., Dykema Gossett PLLC
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
Lindsey Shi, Esq., Kirkland & Ellis LLP
Jonathan Shih, Esq., Latham & Watkins LLP
Elizabeth Yang, Esq., Law & Mediation Offices of Elizabeth Yang
Jennifer S. Chang, Esq., Law Office of Jennifer S. Chang
Jimmy Kwun, Esq., Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie
Alexander Su, Esq., LimNexus
Steve Chiu, Esq., Manatt, Phelps & Phillips
Jennifer Chang, Esq., Mayer Brown LLP
Irene Le, Esq., McDermott Will & Emery
Evie Lee, Esq., McKinsey & Company
Huilin Cornell, Esq., Morrison & Foerster
Erin Cho, Esq., Netflix
Mei Liu Esq.O'Melveny & Myers LLP
Grace Zhong, Esq., O'Melveny & Myers LLP
Amy Chau, Esq., Paul Hastings
Farah Tabibkhoei, Esq., Reed Smith LLP
Seong Kim, Esq., Seyfarth Shaw
Jennifer Le, Esq., Sheppard Mullin
Winston Hsiao, Esq., Skadden Arps
Judy Wang, Esq., Steptoe & Johnson LLP
Nilay Vora, Esq., The Vora Law Firm
Edward Lew, Esq., The Walt Disney Company
Julianna Mather, Esq., The Walt Disney Company
Lauren Hwangbo, Esq., The Walt Disney Company
Hana Kim, Esq., Union Bank
Ziwei Hu, Esq., Venable LLP
Steven Yoda, Esq., Walzer Melcher LLP
Julia Fauzia-Whatley, Esq., WilmerHale
Savir Punia, Esq., Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati
(updated 7/14/21)


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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.