LAW : FACULTY

faculty bio
Hina Shah
Title:

Associate Professor of Law

Clinical Staff Attorney

School:
Law
Campus:
San Francisco
  • 415-442-6649

RESEARCH INTERESTS AND AREAS OF SPECIALIZATION

  • Clinical Teaching
  • Labor and Employment Law
  • Low Wage & Immigrant Workers

 

EDUCATION

JD, Hastings College of the Law, University of California

BSW, University of Texas at Austin

PROFESSIONAL AND TEACHING EXPERIENCE

  • Over 10 years experience advocating on employment and labor issues affecting unionized and low-wage immigrant workers.
  • Former director of the Labor/Employment Project at the Asian Law Caucus, Inc.
  • Former Member of Board of Directors and Past President, Sweatshop Watch.
  • Practice experience at several union-side labor firms.
  • Former staff attorney, US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.
  • Helped establish the Eviction Defense Center - Oakland, CA.
  • Former reviewer/contributor to Asian-American Women: Issues, Concerns, and Responsive Human and Civil Rights Advocacy, Lora Jo Foo, Ford Foundation (2001).

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

With Marci Seville. Domesetic Worker Organizing: Building a Contemporary Movement for Dignity and Power, 75 Albany Law Review 413 (2012)

Broadening Low-Wage Workers' Access to Justice: Guaranteeing Unpaid Wages in Targeted Industries, 28 Hofstra Labor & Empl. L. J. 9 (2011)

with Marci Seville. Complex Employment Issues in Elder Care, The Recorder, 3/2/2011.

Ethnic and Religious Discrimination, American Bar Association Section of Labor and Employment Law, Equal Employment Opportunity Committee (2002).

How Anna Won Her Wages: How to File Wage Claims & Know Your Workplace Rights, Multi-lingual Educational Materials for Low-wage Workers, Asian Law Caucus (2001).

Asian Law Journal Symposium on Labor andImmigration, 6 Asian Law Journal, 217 (1999).

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

Member, California State Bar