Alex Wong is an experienced litigator and appellate attorney with extensive litigation experience including law and motion practice, discovery, settlement negotiations, trial and appeals in state and federal courts. Alex litigates cases involving discrimination, harassment, retaliation, wrongful termination, civil rights litigation, and wage and hour claims on behalf of cities, counties, school districts, community college districts, special districts and independent schools. He is an expert in preparing dispositive motions in single and multi-plaintiff lawsuits and has a proven record of success in obtaining dismissals based upon these motions.
Alex's practice also focuses on other labor and employment matters such as employee terminations, including advising clients on their discipline decisions, preparing disciplinary notices, and handling the appeal hearings for a broad array of the firm's clients. Alex has successfully defended teacher termination hearings for the firm's K-12 district clients and disciplinary decisions involving law enforcement and other employees.
In addition, Alex regularly advises clients regarding employee discipline, grievance arbitrations, responding to DFEH/EEOC charges, and drafting and revising personnel rules and policies. Alex also has extensive experience advising the firm's independent school clients on best practices regarding articles of incorporation and bylaws.
Alex is also one of the firm's appellate experts and has prepared briefs and appeared before the California Court of Appeals and has also prepared briefs before the Ninth Circuit. He has also written amicus briefs on cases with important policy ramifications for the firm's clients, including an amicus brief filed with the United States Supreme Court in Engquist v. Oregon Department of Agriculture (2008) 553 U.S. 591, 128 S. Ct. 2146.