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Chaumtoli Huq

Chaumtoli Huq is the founder/Editor of an innovative law and media non-profit focused on law and social justice called Law@theMargins ( HYPERLINK "http://www.lawatthemargins.comwww.lawatthemargins.com). She is an Associate Professor of Law at CUNY School of Law, which is public interest mission driven law school.  Huq has devoted her professional career to public service focusing on issues impacting low-income New Yorkers. In 2014, she was appointed as the General Counsel for Litigation for the New York City Office of the Public Advocate, becoming then the highest-ranking Bangladeshi-American in New York City government, for which she received a New American Heroes award from the New American Leaders Project.  Along with holding leadership roles at Legal Services of NYC and MFY Legal Services, she also served as Director of the first South Asian Workers’ Rights Project at the Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund, the first staff attorney to the New York Taxi Workers Alliance, and has served Community Board 7 for the Upper West Side. You can follow her on twitter @profhuq and follow Law@theMargins work at @lawatmargins

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