Nyla T. Moujaes

Nyla has been committed to advancing access to income, health insurance, and housing for people with disabilities throughout the San Francisco Bay Area for over 15 years. She is proud to be a first-generation, queer, and gender non-conforming lawyer of […]

Emily McPartlon

Emily oversees the finances at HAC, including financial policies, procedures, controls, and reporting systems; controllership of the day-to-day financial operations; grants/contracts fiscal management and compliance; and financial analysis. Prior to working at HAC, she worked in international policy interventions with […]


Zena Sherman

Zena is the Admin Office Manager with a list of many things she has done over the years and is still doing some, including making sure the lights stay on. Zena came to HAC by way of the GAIN Program […]

David Waggoner

In over 16 years at HAC, David has successfully represented over 100 clients at disability hearings and litigated over 75 federal court appeals in the US District Court for the Northern District of California and the US Court of Appeals […]

Christian Yost

Christian is a Senior Managing Attorney at HAC. He joined the organization in 2016. Harvard Law School, 2014University of California, Berkeley, 2010

Ann Rubinstein

Ann has been with HAC since 2010. In her first five years at HAC, as a Staff Attorney, Ann provided SSI/SSDI representation to residents of an Oakland homeless shelter. For the next six years, she worked as a Managing Attorney […]

Amy Orgain

Amy is a Senior Managing Attorney at HAC in Berkeley, where she manages an incredible team of attorneys and advocates. In addition to her work at HAC, Amy is a volunteer arbitrator for homeless shelter grievance hearings with the San […]