Jenny Ma

Lecturer In Law

Jenny Ma

Lecturer In Law

Jenny Ma is a Staff Attorney at the Center for Reproductive Rights, a legal advocacy organization working on reproductive rights in the U.S. and globally. She litigates cases overturning unconstitutional reproductive rights restrictions in state and federal courts throughout the country.

Ma has previously worked as a litigation associate at Jones Day and Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP, where she helped author an amicus brief to the U.S. Supreme Court in Obergefell v. Hodges. She also served as a law clerk to the Honorable John T. Noonan, Jr. of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit and the Honorable Robert W. Sweet of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Ma holds a J.D. from Columbia Law School, where she was a Harlan Fisk Stone Scholar, a Ms. JD Fellow, and received the Louis Henkin Outstanding Note Award. She also holds a B.A. with honors from Wesleyan University in American Studies and Psychology, and a M.A. from Columbia University's Graduate School of Arts and Sciences in American Studies.

  • Crimmigration and its Consequences (working paper)
  • Of Females and Minors: A Gendered Analysis of the Republic of Korea's Labor Standards Act and Reforming Labor Market Dualism, 49 Columbia Journal Transnational Law 717, 2011 (Louis Henkin Outstanding Note Award)
Legal Practice Workshop I
Sexuality and Gender Law Clinic
Sexuality and Gender Law Clinic - Project Work