Doris Lin



Animal Rights


University of Southern California, MIT


Doris Lin an animal rights attorney and the Director of Legal and Government Affairs for the Animal Protection League of New Jersey.


Lin's professional involvement with the animal rights movement began in the 1990s. She has worked with a wide range of animal and environmental groups, including the Animal Protection PAC, the Bear Education and Resource (BEAR) Group, the Humane Society of the U.S., the Animal Welfare Institute, the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection, and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Lin is also a former chair of the New Jersey State Bar Association's Animal Law Committee.

In 2007, Lin represented the NJ Animal Rights Alliance and the Bear Education and Resource (BEAR) Group in a lawsuit against New Jersey, successfully invalidating the state's bear hunting plan. Since 2012, she has been the Director of Legal and Government Affairs for the Animal Protection League of New Jersey.


Doris Lin holds a J.D. from the University of Southern California and a B.S. in Applied Biological Sciences from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

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