Luis A. Vasquez, J.D., is the Daniel H. Renberg Fellow at the Williams Institute. His work focuses on uncovering and addressing various forms of discrimination against LGBTQ individuals and people living with HIV, with particular focus on people of color, immigrants, and those targeted by criminal laws based on their LGBTQ or HIV-positive status. For this work, Luis has received recognition from the Mexican American Legal Defense Education Fund, the LGBT Bar Association of Los Angeles, the Beverly Hills Bar Foundation, and the Mexican American Bar Foundation. He is also the former Editor-in-Chief of the Dukeminier Awards Journal of Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Law, the Williams Institute’s LGBTQ-focused law review, and currently serves as an advisor to its student board of editors. Luis received his J.D. from the UCLA School of Law and his B.A. in Sociology from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.
Luis A. Vasquez