Lecturer in Law
Leah Kang is a Senior Attorney at Disability Rights California. Prior to her current role, Leah worked on a wide range of civil rights and racial justice issues as an attorney at the ACLU of North Carolina, Forward Justice in Durham, NC, and Advancement Project in Washington, DC. Leah is also an adjunct professor of law at Georgetown University Law Center, where she teaches negotiation.
Leah clerked for The Honorable Theodore D. Chuang of the U.S. District Court of Maryland and The Honorable O. Rogeriee Thompson of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit. She received her J.D. from Harvard Law School, and her B.A. in History, with a minor in Human Rights, cum laude from Columbia University, where she graduated phi beta kappa. Before law school, Leah had the immense privilege of teaching fifth grade in a public school in the Bronx, New York.