Yiyang Wu is a Partner at Relman Colfax PLLC, a public interest civil rights law firm in Washington, D.C. Her litigation practice focuses primarily on housing discrimination, fair lending, and police accountability.
Yiyang graduated magna cum laude from the University of Pennsylvania Law School, where she was a Toll Public Interest Scholar and an Articles Editor of the University of Pennsylvania Law Review. Prior to joining the Firm, Yiyang was a law clerk for the Honorable Andre M. Davis on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, and for the Honorable Mary A. McLaughlin on the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.
Yiyang has served on the Board of Directors of the Asian Pacific American Bar Association Educational Fund as Treasurer (2018-2019) and Director (2019-2020). She currently serves on the Nominations Committee of the Asian Pacific American Bar Association of the Greater Washington, D.C. Area.
At Howard Law, Yiyang teaches the Summer Judicial Externship practicum.