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Hiba Hafiz

Fellow, Worker Power and Economic Security


As a fellow at the Roosevelt Institute, Hiba Hafiz researches and writes about policies that can increase worker power and reduce economic inequality.

Hiba Hafiz is an associate professor of law and McHale Faculty research scholar at the Boston College Law School. She researches and writes in the areas of labor and employment law, antitrust law, and administrative law. Her research focuses on legal and regulatory solutions to labor market concentration, employer buyer power, and broader labor market failures, as well as improving the institutional design of labor market regulation in the administrative state. Prior to teaching at BC Law, she was a Harry A. Bigelow Teaching Fellow and Lecturer in Law at the University of Chicago Law School, where she taught Legal Research and Writing and Work Law in the New Economy.

She has worked as a union organizer for UNITE-HERE, coordinating with national campaigns and as a human rights litigator representing farmworker victims of trafficking as a David W. Leebron Human Rights Fellow at the International Rights Advocates. Prior to joining the legal academy, she practiced law in the Antitrust Practice Group at Cohen Milstein Sellers & Toll PLLC in Washington, DC, where she represented plaintiffs in antitrust class actions against pharmaceutical companies and employers. She is also a fellow at Yale University’s Thurman Arnold Project.