RESEARCH INTERESTS AND AREAS OF SPECIALIZATION
Labor and Employment Law
Low Wage & Immigrant Workers
JD, Hastings College of the Law, University of California
BSW, University of Texas at Austin
PROFESSIONAL AND TEACHING EXPERIENCE
More than 10 years experience advocating on employment and labor issues affecting unionized and low-wage immigrant workers.
Former director of the Labor/Employment Project at the Asian Law Caucus, Inc.
Former Member of Board of Directors and Past President, Sweatshop Watch.
Practice experience at several union-side labor firms.
Former staff attorney, US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.
Helped establish the Eviction Defense Center -- Oakland, CA.
Former reviewer/contributor to Asian-American Women: Issues, Concerns, and Responsive Human and Civil Rights Advocacy, Lora Jo Foo, Ford Foundation (2001).
Grassroots Policy Advocacy and the California Domestic Worker Bill of Rights, the Shriver Center, April 9, 2014.
With Marci Seville. Domesetic Worker Organizing: Building a Contemporary Movement for Dignity and Power, 75 Albany Law Review 413 (2012)
Broadening Low-Wage Workers' Access to Justice: Guaranteeing Unpaid Wages in Targeted Industries, 28 Hofstra Labor & Empl. L. J. 9 (2011)
with Marci Seville. Complex Employment Issues in Elder Care, The Recorder, 3/2/2011.
Ethnic and Religious Discrimination, American Bar Association Section of Labor and Employment Law, Equal Employment Opportunity Committee (2002).
How Anna Won Her Wages: How to File Wage Claims & Know Your Workplace Rights, Multi-lingual Educational Materials for Low-wage Workers, Asian Law Caucus (2001).
Asian Law Journal Symposium on Labor and Immigration, 6 Asian Law Journal, 217 (1999).
Member, California State Bar