Legal Fellow, Our People Our Port
Jean joined LAANE in 2015 as the Legal Fellow for Our People Our Port. Through organizing, litigation, and research, the campaign empowers workers and challenges the misclassification of port truck drivers as independent contractors. Prior to joining LAANE, Jean was a Staff Attorney at the Neighborhood Legal Services of Los Angeles. Jean holds a J.D. from Columbia Law School and a B.A. in Philosophy from UC Berkeley. He was born and raised in Palo Alto, California, and lived for two in Sao Paulo, Brazil. In his free time, Jean plays soccer and climbs rocks.