Board of Directors

2017-2018

Andrew “A.J.” Sutton, President

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A.J. is an Associate in the Washington, D.C., office of Ropes & Gray, LLP, where his practice focuses on Intellectual Property Litigation. He is a graduate of the George Washington University Law School, where he was President of the Asian Pacific American Law Students Association, a Board Member of the National Asian Pacific American Law Student Association, and the President of GW Law’s Student Bar Association. He received his B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of California, San Diego. A.J. devotes a portion of his professional time to pro bono matters, including representing Veterans in their appeals before the Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims, representing domestic violence victims at the D.C. Superior Court, and filing visas on behalf of victims of human trafficking. A.J. is also half-Vietnamese, originally from San Diego, California, and loves TV shows/movies, tabletop board games, mentoring law students, and eating all types of Asian food.


Minsuk Han, Vice-President

Minsuk is an associate at Kellogg, Hansen, Todd, Figel & Frederick, P.L.L.C. Prior to joining the firm, Minsuk served as a law clerk to the Honorable Andrew J. Kleinfeld on the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit and worked as an associate in the Frankfurt office of Sullivan & Cromwell LLP. Minsuk is a graduate of Cornell Law School, where he was the Executive Editor of Cornell Law Review and the President of Asian Pacific American Law Student Association, and Seoul National University Business School.


David Yin, Treasurer

David is an associate at Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale & Dorr LLP. Prior to joining the firm, he served as a law clerk to the Hon. Timothy B. Dyk of the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. David is a graduate of the NYU School of Law, where he was editor-in-chief of the NYU Journal of Intellectual Property and Entertainment Law, and Columbia College.


Amrita Singh, Secretary

Amrita is an Assistant Director for Graduate Career and Professional Development at Georgetown Law. Amrita joined Georgetown after spending several years working for civil rights advocacy non-profit organizations on First Amendment religious freedom policy issues. She spent three years as the State Legislative Counsel at Americans United for Separation of Church and State. Prior to that position, Amrita worked as the Legal and Legislative Affairs Associate at the Sikh American Legal Defense and Education Fund (SALDEF) and was a Post-Graduate Public Interest Fellow at the Anti-Defamation League. Amrita has lived in D.C. for almost six years and has previously served on the board of the South Asian Bar Association and the University of Florida Law school Alumni Association Board. She obtained her J.D. at the University of Florida, Levin College of Law, and her A.B. in Psychology from Washington University in St. Louis.


Enoch Chang, Communications Director

Enoch is a staff attorney at the Asian Pacific American Legal Resource Center, where his practice focuses on immigration, public benefits, and housing law. Enoch is a graduate of the George Washington University Law School, where he served as President of the Asian Pacific American Law Students Association, and the University of California, Berkeley, where he obtained his undergraduate degree in Psychology and minored in Business Administration.


Benjamin Cheng, Director

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Ben is an Assistant Director at Georgetown Law School, where he counsels students on career related issues, creates and leads programming regarding careers and career preparation, and conducts employer outreach to companies and law firms. Through his work with AEF, Ben was inspired to leave private practice, where he was an antitrust associate at an international law firm. He is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania Law School, where he was a Comments Editor on the Law Review, and Harvard College, where he co-founded the Boston Asian American Students Intercollegiate Conference (BAASIC).


Tracey Fung, Director

Tracey is an associate at Williams & Connolly LLP, where her practice focuses mainly on commercial litigation. Before joining the firm, Tracey served as a law clerk to the Honorable Francisco A. Besosa of the United States District Court for the District of Puerto Rico. She is a graduate of the Georgetown University Law Center. Prior to attending law school, Tracey worked as a Paralegal Specialist for the United States Department of Justice Antitrust Division, Transportation Energy and Agriculture Section. Tracey earned her undergraduate degree from Dartmouth College and is originally from New York City.


Wenxi Li, Director

Wenxi is an Associate in the Washington D.C. Office of Epstein, Becker & Green, where her practice focuses on health care and life sciences matters. She is a graduate of American University Washington College of Law and Hamilton College, where she was Editor in Chief of the Administrative Law Review. Before law school, she worked as a Paralegal Specialist for the U.S. Department of Justice Antitrust Division, Appellate Section.


Andrew Sand, Director

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Andy is an Assistant General Counsel at the FBI, which he joined through the Attorney General’s Honors Program. He serves AEF in his personal capacity and not as a government employee. Previously, he served as a law clerk for the Honorable Michael S. Kanne, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit. Before law school, he served as an officer in the U.S. Navy, with multiple assignments overseas and a deployment to Kabul, Afghanistan. Andy is a graduate of the University of Michigan Law School, where he was Contributing Editor of the Michigan Law Review and Vice President of APALSA, and Stanford University, where he earned an M.S. in Statistics and a B.A. in History.  Andy is an NBA basketball fanatic but sometimes is willing to follow other sports.


Benjamin Huh, APABA-DC President (ex officio)

Ben Huh is an attorney in the intellectual property litigation group at Sidley Austin LLP. Ben’s practice focuses primarily on patent litigation matters before the International Trade Commission, U.S. District Courts, and the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office’s Patent Trial and Appeal Board. Ben has worked with technologies in multiple areas, including medical devices, consumer electronics, media storage, and alternative energy. Prior to Sidley Austin LLP, Ben served as a law clerk to the Honorable Kathleen M. O’Malley at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit and worked as an intellectual property litigation attorney at two other international law firms. Ben currently serves on the D.C. Bar Intellectual Property Section’s Steering Committee. He has also served as the Vice President for Membership and Treasurer of APABA-DC, a Director of the Asian Pacific American Bar Association Educational Fund (AEF), and Co-Chair of the Volunteers Committee for the 2012 NAPABA Convention. Ben received his B.E. in Biomedical Engineering from Vanderbilt University and J.D. from the University of Maryland School of Law.


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