Free Consultation: (888) 369-1119Tap to Call This Lawyer
Effat Hussain
  • Employment Law, Civil Rights
  • California, New York
Claimed Lawyer ProfileGoldBlawgsearchSocial Media

Ms Hussain is an Associate with Friedman & Houlding. She represents victims of discrimination and harassment, in employment, housing and education. Ms Hussain is involved in the firm's class action practice as well.

Prior to joining the firm, Ms Hussain worked as a volunteer for the Legal Aid Society, representing clients in employment and health law claims. She spent over a year as an attorney at the American Civil Liberties Union, in New York, working on criminal law issues, and health disparities affecting minorities. Prior to that, she spent two years as an associate at a California firm, representing plaintiffs in toxic tort claims. As a Law Clerk at Public Advocates, in San Francisco, Ms Hussain was involved in impact litigation.

Ms Hussain holds a BS in International Economics from Georgetown University, which was awarded magna cum laude in 2002. She received her JD from UCLA Law School in 2006, where she was a member of the Foreign Affairs Law Journal and the Near East Law Journal. She holds a Proficiency Certificate from Georgetown University in Arabic, and is conversant in Urdu and Hindi.

Practice Areas
  • Employment Law
  • Civil Rights
  • Free Consultation
  • Contingent Fees
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
State Bar of California
Placeholder image for jurisdictions.
New York
New York State Office of Court Administration
Placeholder image for jurisdictions.
  • Arabic
  • English
  • Hindi
  • Urdu
Professional Experience
Friedman & Houlding LLP
- Current
UCLA School of Law
J.D. (2006)
UCLA School of Law Logo
Georgetown University
B.S. (2002) | International Economics
Honors: Magna cum laude
Georgetown University Logo
Professional Associations
The State Bar of California
Placeholder image for professional associations.
Contact & Map
Friedman & Houlding LLP
230 Park Ave
3rd Floor West
New York, NY 10169
Telephone: (888) 369-1119 Ext. 1
Fax: (866) 731-5553