Mr. Belafonte, internationally acclaimed entertainer and social activist, was a close confidant of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. He plays a major role in Advancement Project's Urban Peace Project.
A staunch civil-rights advocate, Penda Hair co-founded Advancement Project in 1999 as an innovative racial justice organization that would help eradicate structural inequities that threaten the democratic process and work alongsideMoredirectright
Bruce Iwasaki is a senior partner in the litigation group, where he specializes in commercial and tort litigation. Prior to joining Lim Ruger, Mr. Iwasaki handled complex business litigation atMoredirectright
Molly Munger brings an extensive background of legal expertise to Advancement Project, including twenty years as a federal prosecutor and business litigator. Before becoming a staff attorney with the LosMoredirectright
Connie Rice is renowned for her unconventional approaches to tackling problems of inequity and exclusion. For example, she has teamed up with conservatives on education issues and the Los AngelesMoredirectright
Sheila Thomas is a plaintiff's employment attorney with her own practice in Oakland, California. Ms. Thomas has experience litigating both class and individual gender and race employment discrimination cases.Moredirectright
Mr. Torres is Professor of Law at the University of Texas and former Senior Attorney in the Justice Department during the Clinton Administration. He and Professor Lani Guinier of HarvardMoredirectright
Jack Walker joined Zeughauser Group to counsel law firm leaders on strategic planning and growth initiatives, including mergers and acquisitions, and to advise them about management and leadership best practices.