The Equal Justice Society announced that Alfred Fraijo, Jr. has joined its board of directors.
Alfred is a partner in Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP’s Real Estate, Land Use and Natural Resources practice group in the firm’s Los Angeles office.
Alfred advises public and private sector clients on state and federal land use and environmental laws. He is also a leader of the firm’s Latin America Practice Group, a global initiative to provide specialized legal representation to Hispanic/Latino-owned companies and companies focused on the U.S. Latino market.
Alfred has served on numerous real estate associations and organizations focused on urban renewal issues and civic empowerment. He is the founder and Chairman of the Los Angeles Urban Renewal Network, Inc., a multi-disciplinary collaborative of young professionals improving economic opportunities and the quality of housing in Southern California through policy and sustainable development. He also serves as Vice President on the Board of Directors for the Friends of the Hollywood Freeway Central Park, Inc.
Alfred also advises several non-profit housing development corporations, including as a board member of California Community Builders, Inc., and Chairman of the East Los Angeles Community Corporation.
He is a founding board member of Honor PAC and For People of Color, Inc. (FPOC), a nonprofit organization dedicated to growing diversity in the legal profession. FPOC is a nonprofit founded and led by Anthony Solana, Jr., the immediate past chair of the EJS board.
Alfred received his J.D. from Loyola Law School, and a B.A. in Government from Harvard University. He is admitted to practice in California and the District of Columbia. He is also a member of the American Bar Association, the State Bar of California, the State Bar of Washington, D.C., the San Francisco Bar Association, the Los Angeles Bar Association, and the Mexican American Bar Association.