Sophia Lin - Legal & Policy Associate
Sophia Lin is an international human rights lawyer, admitted to practice in the state of New York. She currently serves as Legal and Policy Associate, leading ICAR's work around issues related to corporate criminal accountability and trade enforcement. Sophia graduated cum laude from American University Washington College of Law. She served as a Student Attorney with the law school’s International Human Rights Law Clinic, where she collaborated with the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees on a project studying issues faced by the Haitian Diaspora in obtaining legal status in The Bahamas. Before joining ICAR, Sophia served as a Legal Advisor at Sorini, Samet & Associates, a consulting firm on trade, labor, and corporate social responsibility policy. Previously, she was an Asia Research Fellow at Freedom House, focusing on human rights issues in China. She has also worked with the Open Technology Institute at the New America Foundation, Human Rights in China, International Rights Advocates, and the Human Rights Law Foundation. She also served as a consultant analyst for Freedom House's 2016 Freedom in the World report. Sophia holds a B.A. from National Taiwan University. She is fluent in Mandarin Chinese.