Chinh Q. Le is the Legal Director of the Legal Aid Society of the District of Columbia and the immediate past Co-Chair of the D.C. Consortium of Legal Services Providers, a coalition of roughly 30 D.C.-based legal services programs. Prior to joining Legal Aid in 2011, he was the Director of the Division on Civil Rights in the Office of the New Jersey Attorney General, where he led the state's enforcement of state and federal civil rights and family leave laws.
Between 2001 and 2006, Chinh served as a Skadden Fellow and then Assistant Counsel at the NAACP Legal Defense & Educational Fund, Inc. in New York. He spent the 2008-2009 academic year as a practitioner-in-residence at Seton Hall Law School and an adjunct associate research scholar at Columbia Law School, where he was affiliated with the Center for Institutional and Social Change. Chinh has also worked as a litigation associate at Jenner & Block LLP and started his legal career as a law clerk to the Honorable Walter K. Stapleton of the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit.