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JD, The Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law, Washington, DC
BA, New York University
Hancock v. Plumas County (2012) – Obtained summary judgment in Plumas County Superior Court in favor of County and three individual supervisors who the employee had claimed harassed and discriminated against her based on her disabilities, age, and gender. The employee also claimed that her layoff was discriminatory.
Washington v. Contra Costa County Housing Authority et al. (2013) – After LCW obtained summary judgment in Contra Costa County Superior Court in favor of the Housing Authority and an individual defendant, defeating a sexual harassment claim brought by a male maintenance worker against a female manager, the employee appealed. The First Appellate District affirmed the judgment on behalf of both defendants and awarded the Housing Authority and the individual defendants their costs on appeal.
Partner Grace Chan was interviewed in the HR Daily Advisor article “How Committed Are You Really to DEI? Others’ Missteps Yield Valuable Key Learnings.” In the interview, Grace discusses potential mistakes employers can make while implementing DEI initiatives.
Managing relationships between schools and parents is becoming more, not less, difficult. Parent anxiety generally reflects concerns about their children: social interactions, academic achievement (at increasingly younger ages), and eventually college enrollment. The result can be parents...