Zaina Jallad is a Palestinian lawyer and lecturer, currently pursuing an J.S.D at Columbia Law School. Zeina completed her law degree in 2004 at the University of Jordan and is admitted to practice law in Palestine. She has served as the Faculty of Law and Public Administration at Birzeit University - the first woman lecturer-in-law. In 2009, she managed the project to develop the Palestinian Bar Association for the European Union.
She rejoined Columbia University in 2012 as a Visiting Assistant Professor of Law, where she was affiliated with the Center for Gender and Sexuality Law. In the spring of 2013, she co-taught a course titled "Occupation: Law, Politics, and Morality.