Angela C. Wu
Angela C. Wu left New York to join the Becket Fund as International Director in 2005. After graduating with thesis honors in Modern Intellectual History from Northwestern University, she went to Harvard Law School for a J.D., graduating cum laude in 2000. While at Harvard, she ran the Battered Womens Advocacy Project, edited the Civil Rights/Civil Liberties Law Review and the Harvard Human Rights Journal, and worked for the Department of Justice's Civil Rights Division Appellate Section. She served in 2000 as a negotiations consultant on civil society issues to the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development in Paris.
In 2001, Angela obtained a D.E.S. in European Law from the Universit? Libre de Bruxelles while on a Fulbright Fellowship in Brussels, Belgium. She clerked in the federal circuit courts of appeal for the Honorable William W Schwarzer in San Francisco from 2002-2003. She was litigating hostile corporate takeovers and political asylum cases with Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP in New York when the Becket Fund called.
Angela speaks English, French, Mandarin Chinese, and Taiwanese to varying degrees of fluency. She enjoys dictionaries and design, and is partial to letter openers.