Ms. Wang is a seasoned advisor and litigator. In her counseling practice, Ms. Wang has advised Fortune 500 companies and small employers on a variety of employment and labor laws, including wage and hour issues, terminations and reductions in force, leaves of absence, performance management, harassment, retaliation, personnel handbooks, and policies, workplace investigations, trade secrets, unfair competition, employee privacy issues, and other personnel matters.
In her litigation practice, Ms. Wang has defended employers in state and federal courts, arbitration, as well as before the EEOC, DFEH, EDD, and other administrative and government agencies.
Ms. Wang regularly presents legal seminars sponsored by various HR organizations, including the Northern California Human Resources Association, HR.com, and the Employer Advisory Council. Ms. Wang is also frequently retained to conduct legal compliance training, including programs regarding sexual harassment prevention and Employment Law 101 training for managers.
Prior to joining Hixson Nagatani LLP, Ms. Wang practiced employment law at Fenwick & West LLP in Mountain View, CA, where she represented numerous start-up, technology, and life science companies in employment and labor matters.
Ms. Wang graduated from Stanford Law School in 2004. During law school, Ms. Wang served as a judicial extern for the Honorable James Ware of the United States District Court for the Northern District of California. Prior to law school, Ms. Wang attended the University of California, Berkeley, where she earned a B.A. in History of Art, with high honors and Phi Beta Kappa.
In 2013 and 2014, Super Lawyers magazine named Ms. Wang as a “Rising Star” in Labor and Employment for Northern California. Attorneys who are under 40 years of age, or who have been practicing 10 years or less are eligible, and selection is limited to no more than 2.5% of the attorneys in the geographic area, based upon a detailed evaluation by the publication’s research team.
State Bar of California; Santa Clara County Bar Association