Anita Wu is a supervising attorney in the Housing unit and Community Economic Development unit at Manhattan Legal Services, part of Legal Services NYC. Manhattan Legal Services provides free legal services to low-income residents in many areas including housing and tenant’s rights, immigration, family law & domestic violence, government benefits, disability advocacy, consumer rights, HIV advocacy, and employment law.
Anita graduated from a joint JD/LLM program from the University of Hong Kong and University of Pennsylvania Law School. Since graduation, she has worked at Manhattan Legal Services as a housing attorney where she focused primarily in the Chinatown community.
Anita is actively involved in AABANY where she served as a co-chair of the Government Service and Public Interest Committee from 2015 to 2017.