Asian Americans Advancing Justice - LA

Building upon the legacy of the Asian Pacific American Legal Center

Board of Directors

Executive Committee

  • Board Chair, IW Group, Inc.
  • First Vice Chair, Marie Tan, CPA, A Prof. Corporation
  • Vice Chair, Tan & Sakiyama, A Prof. Corporation
  • Hon. Casimiro U. Tolentino
    Vice Chair , Administrative Law Judge State of California (Retired)
  • Shirley S. Cho, Esq.
    Secretary, Pachulski Stang Ziehl & Jones LLP
  • Treasurer, Southern California Gas Company
  • Co-Chair, Executive Advisory Council, Famco Investments
  • Co-Chair, Executive Advisory Council,, LimNexus LLP
  • Co-Chair, Executive Advisory Council, LimNexus LLP
  • President & Executive Director, Asian Americans Advancing Justice - Los Angeles
  • Gloria Lee, Esq.
    Executive Committee, Rutan & Tucker, LLP
  • Gilbert Tong
    Executive Committee, Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Inc.

Members at Large

  • Paul S. Chan, Esq.
    Bird, Marella, Boxer, Wolpert, Nessim, Drooks, Lincenberg & Rhow
  • Andrea D. Cherng
    Panda Restaurant Group, Inc.
  • Peter Y. Huh
    Pacific American Fish Company
  • Beong-Soo Kim, Esq.
    Kaiser Foundation Health Plan, Inc.
  • Joseph K. Kim, Esq.
    O'Melveny & Myers LLP
  • Andrew Cheng, Esq.
    Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP
  • Anjan Choudhury, Esq.
    Munger, Tolles & Olson LLP
  • Kathleen C. Kim, Esq.
    Loyola Law School
  • Thomas Lee
    Wells Fargo
  • Christine Song
    Capital Guardian Trust Company
  • Katherine H. Ku, Esq.
    Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati
  • Jade Leung, Esq.
    Manatt, Phelps & Philipps, LLP
  • Kevin Masuda, Esq.
    Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP
  • Manisha Merchant, Esq.
    Banc of California
  • Olivia Samad, Esq.
    Member , Southern California Edison
  • Timothy Tang
  • Mini Timmaraju
    Comcast/NBC Universal
  • Betty Rengifo Uribe, Ed.D.
    California Bank & Trust
  • Yoko Yagi, Esq.
    The Home Depot
  • Jeffrey S. Yang, Esq.
    MUFG Union Bank, N.A.
  • Jack S. Yeh, Esq.
    Sidley Austin 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
हिंदी 855.971.2552


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.