Alice Hwang joined James & Hoffman in 2014. She advises clients on a variety of workplace matters, including discrimination and fair wages.
Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Hwang was an associate at Arnold & Porter LLP, where she focused on complex civil litigation. Before that, Ms. Hwang served as law clerk to the Honorable Mary A. McLaughlin of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. During law school, she represented indigent clients in immigration and federal court proceedings. She filed, briefed, and argued a habeas corpus action before the U.S. District Court for the District of Connecticut; successfully moved to reopen a case before the Board of Immigration Appeals; represented a client at trial in immigration court; won an appeal before the Board of Immigration Appeals and successfully secured a client’s release from detention; and assisted with briefing and motions practice in a federal Bivens action alleging violations of constitutional rights.
Ms. Hwang received her law degree from Yale Law School in 2011, where she was awarded the Charles A. Albom Prize for excellence in appellate advocacy in a clinical program and served as co-editor-in-chief of the Yale Journal of Health Policy, Law & Ethics. She received her AB in history, cum laude and with Phi Beta Kappa honors, from Harvard University in 2006. She is a member of the Bars of New York and the District of Columbia.