Margaret H. Zhang is a visiting assistant professor and an equity and inclusion fellow at Rutgers Law School, where she teaches Employment Discrimination. Her research examines issues related to pregnancy, lactation, and the workplace.
She previously served as the University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School’s Interim Associate Director for Equity and Inclusion. Before that role, Margaret advocated for pregnant and parenting people with the Women’s Law Project in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, where she specialized in advancing and protecting pregnant and lactating people’s rights though individual client counseling and representation, policy advocacy, and community education. She also assisted with a variety of legal issues arising in the workplace, in schools, and in prisons and jails.
Margaret served as a law clerk to Judge Cheryl Ann Krause of the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, and as a law clerk to Judge Rudolph Contreras of the United States District Court for the District of Columbia.
Margaret earned her J.D. cum laude from Penn Law, where she participated in the Supreme Court Clinic, served as Online Executive Editor of the University of Pennsylvania Law Review, and served as Executive Director of the Custody And Support Assistance Clinic (CASAC). She also holds a bachelor’s degree in piano performance from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.