Director of Litigation and Policy Advocacy
Tzung-lin (Lin) Fu is a Director of Litigation and Policy Advocacy at Neighborhood Legal Services of Los Angeles County (NLSLA). She supervises a variety of NLSLA’s impact litigation cases and oversees the professional development of NLSLA attorneys and staff. Lin leads the effort to increase NLSLA’s presence and service delivery into the San Gabriel Valley and the Asian Pacific Islander community.
Lin has represented immigrants, women, and children in a wide variety of areas, including: immigration, family law, special education, employment law, civil rights, housing, and criminal resentencing and expungement. In 2015, Lin was one of five individual attorneys in California to receive the Legal Services Corporation’s Pro Bono Service Award for her outstanding pro bono contributions. In 2009 and 2010, Lin was twice honored with the Legal Aid Society’s Pro Bono Publico Award for her representation of fourteen Chinese restaurant workers in a federal wage and hour litigation.
Prior to joining NLSLA in 2018, Lin was a Senior Litigation Associate at Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP. Lin practiced in a range of legal areas including white collar criminal defense and investigations, data privacy, patent, copyright, trademark, antitrust, and securities litigation, with a particular focus on cross-border litigation matters involving China.
Lin received her J.D. from New York University School of Law, where she was a Robert McKay Scholar and a Senior Articles Editor for the Review of Law and Social Change. Lin is admitted in California and New York, the Central District of California, the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York, and before the Immigration Courts. She is fluent in Mandarin Chinese.