Board of Directors

2018-2019

Minsuk Han, President

Minsuk is an associate at Kellogg, Hansen, Todd, Figel & Frederick, P.L.L.C.  Prior to joining the firm, Minsuk served as a law clerk to the Hon. Andrew J. Kleinfeld on the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit and worked as an associate in the Frankfurt office of Sullivan & Cromwell LLP.  Minsuk is a graduate of Cornell Law School, where he was the Executive Editor of Cornell Law Review and the President of Asian Pacific American Law Student Association, and Seoul National University Business School.


Madeline Dang, Vice-President

Madeline is an Assistant Attorney General for the Office of the Attorney General for the District of Columbia.  She serves AEF in her personal capacity and not as a government employee.  Prior to joining the Office of the Attorney General, Madeline served as a law clerk to the Hon. Gregory E. Jackson of the Superior Court of the District of Columbia.  Madeline is a graduate of the American University Washington College of Law, where she was the Editor-in-Chief of the American University Journal of Gender, Social Policy & the Law and the President of the Asian Pacific American Law Student Association.  Madeline earned her undergraduate degrees from the University of California, Santa Barbara, where she earned her B.A. in Business-Economics and French.  Madeline is originally from the San Francisco Bay Area.


Yiyang “Yaya” Wu, Treasurer

Yiyang is a litigation associate at Relman, Dane, & Colfax PLLC.  Her practice areas cover a wide variety of civil rights topics, including fair housing and lending, employment law, public accommodation, and disability rights.  Prior to joining Relman, Yiyang clerked for the Hon. Andre M. Davis on the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, and for the Hon. Mary A. McLaughlin in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.  Yiyang is a graduate of University of Pennsylvania Law School and Harvard College.  She is currently an adjunct professor at Howard University School of Law.


Yifan Wang, Secretary

Yifan is an associate at Williams & Connolly LLP.  Yifan graduated from Cornell Law School, where she was an Articles Editor on Cornell Law Review and an Honors Fellow in the writing program.  Prior to attending law school, Yifan worked in a variety of non-profit and research capacities in the United States and abroad, focusing on immigration and disability advocacy.  Yifan earned her undergraduate degree in Political Science from Duke University.


Youngeun “January” Kim, Communications Director

January is an associate at Linklaters LLP and her practice focuses on competition law.  January obtained her undergraduate degree at the University of Pittsburgh, where she co-founded the college’s chapter of the Korean Student Association.  She holds a J.D. from the University of Virginia School of Law and was an active member of the Asian Pacific American Law Students Association at UVA, serving as secretary for a year.  After law school, she served as law clerk to the Hon. L. Felipe Restrepo in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.


Enoch Chang, Director

Enoch is a staff attorney at the Asian Pacific American Legal Resource Center, where his practice focuses on immigration, public benefits, and housing law.  Enoch is a graduate of the George Washington University Law School, where he served as President of the Asian Pacific American Law Students Association, and the University of California, Berkeley, where he obtained his undergraduate degree in Psychology and minored in Business Administration.


Tracey Fung, Director

Tracey is an associate at Williams & Connolly LLP, where her practice focuses mainly on commercial litigation.  Before joining the firm, Tracey served as a law clerk to the Hon. Francisco A. Besosa of the United States District Court for the District of Puerto Rico.  She is a graduate of the Georgetown University Law Center.  Prior to attending law school, Tracey worked as a Paralegal Specialist for the United States Department of Justice Antitrust Division, Transportation Energy and Agriculture Section.  Tracey earned her undergraduate degree from Dartmouth College and is originally from New York City.


Amrita Singh, Director

Amrita is an Assistant Director for Graduate Career and Professional Development at Georgetown Law.  Amrita joined Georgetown after spending several years working for civil rights advocacy non-profit organizations on First Amendment religious freedom policy issues.  She spent three years as the State Legislative Counsel at Americans United for Separation of Church and State.  Prior to that position, Amrita worked as the Legal and Legislative Affairs Associate at the Sikh American Legal Defense and Education Fund (SALDEF) and was a Post-Graduate Public Interest Fellow at the Anti-Defamation League.  Amrita has lived in D.C. for almost six years and has previously served on the board of the South Asian Bar Association and the University of Florida Law school Alumni Association Board.  She obtained her J.D. at the University of Florida, Levin College of Law, and her A.B. in Psychology from Washington University in St. Louis.


David Yin, Director

David is a senior associate at Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale & Dorr LLP.  Prior to joining the firm, he served as a law clerk to the Hon. Timothy B. Dyk of the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.  David is a graduate of the NYU School of Law, where he was editor-in-chief of the NYU Journal of Intellectual Property and Entertainment Law, and Columbia College.


Mark T. Uyeda, APABA-DC President (ex officio)

Mark T. Uyeda is an attorney with the United States Securities & Exchange Commission.  He is currently on detail to the United States Department of the Treasury as a policy advisor.  Prior to Treasury, he was senior advisor to SEC Chairman Jay Clayton and Acting Chairman Michael S. Piwowar.  He previously served as chair of the SEC’s Asian Pacific American Committee.  Before joining the SEC, Mark was appointed as chief advisor to the California Corporations Commissioner by Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger.  Mark was in private practice with O’Melveny & Myers LLP in Los Angeles and Kirkpatrick & Lockhart LLP in Washington, D.C.  Mark earned his undergraduate degree from Georgetown University and his law degree from Duke University.  Mark previously served as vice president and board member for the Japanese American Bar Association.


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