Jacqueline Musiitwa Esq
Founder and Executive Director
Jacqueline "Muna" Musiitwa is an attorney who runs her own firm, Hoja Law Group, which represents small businesses, start ups and non profits in commercial, intellectual property and cross-border transactions. Muna is also the Founder and Executive Director of Transitional Trade, a non profit set up to promote social trade, investment and entrepreneurship in post conflict countries and transitional communities. She was previously a corporate associate at Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP, and has worked as an in-house attorney for start ups. Muna's international experience includes clerking at Denton Wilde Sapte's associate office in Lusaka, Zambia, the Special Court for Sierra Leone in Freetown, Sierra Leone, the University of Pretoria's Center for Human Rights, World Vision in Chennai, India, the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies in Geneva, Switzerland and Lawyers Without Borders. She is an adjunct professor of International Law at Central Michigan University as well as Social, Political and Economic Issues in Modern Africa at Drexel University. Muna is a mentor for the New York Women's Social Entrepreneurship Incubator program. She is an honoree of the 2008 Empire State Counsel® Program which honors New York attorneys who provide a certain number of pro bono hours to clients in need.
Muna obtained her BA in Political Science and International Studies at Davidson College, a JD at the University of Melbourne and a Post Graduate Diploma in Legal Studies from the Australian National University. She is qualified to practice law in New York and Australia.