Robert E. Precht

President of Justice Labs
Mr. Robert E. Precht is president of Justice Labs, a career mentoring website for public interest lawyers and law students, and co-founder of Hong Kong Public Interest Law Group (HKPIL). He served in Beijing as the China country director of PILnet: The Global Network for Public Interest Law from 2008 to 2012. Prior to his work in China, Mr. Precht served as an assistant dean of the University of Michigan Law School and assistant federal defender in Manhattan, New York. He is the author of Defending Mohammad (Cornell University Press, 2003), and has written for The New York Times, Washington Post, South China Morning Post and other publications.