Margaret Fung

Board Member

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Margaret Fung is executive director of the Asian American Legal Defense
and Education Fund (AALDEF), a New York-based national organization that
protects the civil rights of Asian Americans. She was co-counsel in
Chinese Staff and Workers' Association v. City of New York, a 1986 case in
which New York's highest court ruled that new developments that affecting
low-income tenants and small businesses are subject to review under state
environmental laws. She is a graduate of New York University School of
Law, where she was a member of the NYU Law Review, a Root-Tilden Scholar,
and an Arthur Garfield Hays Civil Liberties Fellow.