Naomi Tsu

Deputy Legal Director, Immigrant Justice Project

Naomi Tsu oversees the SPLC’s legal and advocacy work on behalf of immigrants in the Deep South. She represents clients who have experienced wage theft, discrimination, human trafficking and other abuses. She was counsel for immigrant workers in David v. Signal, one of the largest labor trafficking cases brought in the United States, which resulted in a $14 million jury verdict and for which her team was awarded Public Justice’s 2015 Trial Lawyer of the Year award. Naomi also litigates challenges to state anti-immigrant laws and policies, and she advocates at the federal and regional levels on behalf of immigrants’ civil and workplace rights. Prior to joining the SPLC, she graduated from Boalt Hall and clerked for Judge Betty Binns Fletcher of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.