Joining in mid-2000, Jackson Chin finds opportunity in civil and constitutional rights litigation, legal advocacy, community outreach and education to redress racial and socio-economic inequality. A multilingual native New Yorker, his impactful work affirms the faith and sacrifice of his parents from Toisan, China, along with America’s immigrants, refugees, and minorities who seek a safe and just future.
As legal counsel in immigrant rights and economic justice cases, Jackson Chin won and collected over $6,880,000 in money awards. He also won injunctive relief in civil rights, election laws, Voting Rights Act, EEOC, and employment cases improving the lives of Latinos and immigrant families.
Before LJP, he was the Director and Supervising Attorney at Safe Horizon’s Immigration Law Project; Legal Director at Center for Immigrant Rights; Juvenile Rights attorney, Legal Aid Society NYC. Educational background: The Bronx H.S. of Science, The City College of N.Y., Washington University in St. Louis, University of California S.F. Hastings College of the Law.
Jackson is a member of the New York bar, federal district courts, appeals circuits, and bar associations. He has received career honors: NY City Bar Association’s Legal Services Award (2018), 2017 Public Justice's "Trial Lawyer of the Year" (for Gonzalez et. al. v. Pritzker team).
Saludos por todos. Live in diversity. Adelante!”