Founding partner Jennifer Wu will speak at a Fordham Law School event exploring the history of anti-Asian violence in the United States on March 14, 2024 after a reenactment narrated by Judge Denny Chin of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit who is also Co-Director of the Center on Asian Americans and the Law at Fordham Law School and Kathy Hirata Chin, the Chair of the Center’s Board of Advisors. Jennifer will speak on a panel with New York State Supreme Court Deputy Administrative Judge Danny K. Chun and Fordham Law School Professor Thomas Lee to discuss the history of hostility and violence against Asian Americans, from the 1885 massacre of 28 Chinese laborers in Rock Springs, Wyoming, to the rhetoric targeting the AAPI community during the coronavirus pandemic.

Jennifer is a frequent speaker on diversity, equity, and inclusion and an advocate for underrepresented communities. She serves as co-chair of the Asian American Bar Association of New York (AABANY)’s Women’s Committee and was named AABANY’s member of the year.  She is also a member of the AABANY’s Anti-Asian Violence Task Force and was recently elected to the organization’s board of directors. She received the Pro Bono Service Award from NAPABA in 2023 and the New York Law Journal’s Diversity Initiative Award in 2022 in recognition of her pro bono work.