Faculty: Jenny Huang

Jenny Huang

Adjunct Professor of Law
San Francisco
Jenny Huang

Adjunct Professor Jenny Huang is the founder of Justice First, a civil rights law practice that is dedicated to the areas of prisoners' litigation, employment discrimination, and criminal appellate defense. Ms. Huang has been litigating civil rights cases for over 20 years in California and New York and has dedicated her entire career to public interest law. She previously worked at Public Advocates, Inc. in San Francisco and at Koob & Magoolaghan, a civil rights law firm in Manhattan.

Ms. Huang has successfully litigated numerous cases on behalf of civil rights plaintiffs. She also mentors law students and recent graduates who want to pursue careers in public interest law. In 2008, she was honored as a Wasserstein Public Interest Fellow by Harvard Law School.

Ms. Huang graduated from New York University School of Law in 1996, where she served as an Arthur Garfield Hays Fellow and received the Moncrieffe Convocation Award for Outstanding Achievement in Racism & the Law. After graduation from law school, she clerked for the Supreme Court of Minnesota from 1996-97 and for United States Federal District Judge Michael Davis.