David T. Wang is an Associate in the San Francisco, California office of Jackson Lewis P.C.
Mr. Wang defends employers against class actions and claims of discrimination, harassment, retaliation, wrongful termination, overtime, exempt status, and other wage and hour issues. Mr. Wang has also litigated various business disputes including contract, defamation, business interference, negligence and unfair competition claims.
Further, Mr. Wang has an active advice practice, partnering with clients to develop and implement policies relating to recruiting, hiring, training, performance management, leave, compensation and terminations. He is committed to vigorously defending and advancing employers' interests. Mr. Wang enjoys working closely with employers pre-litigation to proactively change company policies and their culture to benefit employees, employers and the communities they work in.
Mr. Wang was selected as a 2014 Northern California Rising Star and is actively involved in the community through his work as Co-Chair of the Employment Committee with the Asian American Bar Association of the Greater Bay Area. In this role he assists recent law school graduates and junior attorneys with professional development, job placement and career advice.
Mr. Wang earned his J.D. from Santa Clara University's School of Law in 2008 where he was an Articles Editor and Board member for The Santa Clara Law Review. While in law school, he served as a judicial extern to the Honorable Judge James Ware of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California. Mr. Wang was also a recipient of the Emery Law Scholarship and Herman M. Levy Employment Law Scholarship. Prior to attending law school, Mr. Wang worked for five years in the technology, media/entertainment and commercial banking industries. He received his B.S. in Business Administration from the University of California, Berkeley in 1999.
Mr. Wang speaks Mandarin Chinese and is conversant in Spanish.
Judicial Reform in China: Improving Arbitration Award Enforcement by Establishing a Federal Court System
The Santa Clara Law Review V. 48, Issue 2 (October 2008) [Primary Author]