Professor Jennifer Lenga-Long instructs the Sustainable International Development Practicum and teaches Global Health Law. She also co-teaches Legal and Policy Solutions for Improving the Global Health of Women, Children and Adolescents and Health Law Advocacy. Her interests include human rights litigation, particularly cases involving the health of women and children, and issues impacting asylees and victims of international human trafficking.
Professor Lenga-Long has experience as a commercial litigator with Davis Wright Tremaine LLP in Seattle, where she served on the Pro Bono Committee and the New Associates Committee as a mentor to new and lateral associates. Her practice included First Amendment defense, representation of nonprofit organizations and health care providers in litigation matters, appellate work, and pro bono representation of asylees and victims of domestic violence and human trafficking.
Professor Lenga-Long worked with a grassroots human rights NGO in Cameroon and has experience litigating in the Inter-American Human Rights system. She clerked for the Hon. Robert Beezer of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit and is a graduate of the University of California Berkeley School of Law and Miami University. She serves as Vice President of the Advisory Board to the Washington Medical-Legal Partnership and is an alumna of Leadership Tomorrow.