Laboni Hoq '01
Los Angeles, CA
Laboni Hoq is the Litigation Director at Asian Americans Advancing Justice – Los Angeles, where she leads the organization’s Impact Litigation Unit, which brings lawsuits that seek to enforce and expand civil and human rights for marginalized and disadvantaged communities. Prior to joining Advancing Justice, Ms. Hoq practiced at civil rights law firms in greater Los Angeles. Prior to that, Ms. Hoq practiced corporate litigation at Sidley Austin LLP in Los Angeles. Ms. Hoq received a B.A. from U.C. Berkeley in Political Economy, an M.Phil. from Cambridge University in Development Studies, and J.D. from Columbia Law School. After law school, Ms. Hoq was awarded a Fulbright fellowship to clerk on the South African Constitutional Court and carry out research on the land rights of South Africa’s indigenous communities. In 2012 she was recognized by the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association with its Best Lawyers Under 40 Award.