- Employment & Labor
- Employee Benefits
|Contact Info||Telephone: 415.625.9264|
|University ||University of California, Irvine, B.A., 2006; Dean's Service Award; Honorable Kenneth B. Chang Memorial Scholarship, Korean American Bar Association of Los Angeles|
|Law School||Loyola Law School, J.D., 2010|
|Admitted||2010, California; U.S. District Court, Central District of California|
Memberships & Affiliations
Los Angeles County Bar Association
Joy Chen focuses her practice on employment law and product liability defense matters. She previously handled employment litigation cases in Los Angeles that involved claims for wrongful termination, discrimination, harassment and retaliation. Joy also has experience in general civil litigation, toxic torts, asbestos exposure and construction defect defense.
During law school, Joy served as vice president of the Asian Pacific American Law Student Association. She was involved in the development of Loyola Law School's award-winning Diversity Program and was the first appointed Diversity Chair for the Student Bar Association. Joy was an extern for the Honorable Socrates P. Manoukian of the Superior Court of California, Santa Clara.
Joy is an active member of the community who provides volunteer outreach services. She has volunteered at Bet Tzedek Legal Services, the Center for Juvenile Law & Policy, and at pro bono clinics catered to minority and underprivileged communities. A Los Angeles native, Joy had the privilege of living one year abroad in the United Kingdom during her undergraduate studies.
Law360 Publishes Article on CA Case that Could Greatly Impact Insurance Companies
June 5, 2013
Chinese Court Stuns New Balance with $16 Million Verdict: Lessons on Doing Business in China
Language Considerations in Trademark Use
June 9, 2015
On April 24, 2015, a Chinese court ordered an affiliate of New Balance Athletic Shoe, Inc. to stop using a trademark registered by a Chinese citizen in 1996. The company was also ordered to pay the plaintiff $16 million, which amounts to half the profits the defendant made during the period of infringement.
2015 ESI Case Law Update
Wilson Elser is pleased to provide the 2015 ESI Case Law Update, our annual compendium of cases dealing with issues and developments surrounding electronically stored information (ESI). Today, it is a rare case that does not involve the preservation and management of ESI, and your knowledge of the tools and regulations could mean the difference between sanctions and compliance.
Recent Decisions Reinforce the Value of Quality over Quantity in a Reservation of Rights Letter
Value of an Effective Reservation of Rights Letter
December 12, 2014
In two recent cases, Advantage Builders & Exteriors v. Mid-Continent Casualty Co. No. WD 76880 (Mo. Ct. App. Sept. 2, 2014) and EAN Services, LLC v. Brunson, No. 2-14-118 (Ill. Ct. App. September 8, 2014), the courts remind insurance carriers that an ineffective reservation of rights can be costly. In Advantage Builders, the Missouri appeals court affirmed the trial court's finding that the insurer was liable for compensatory damages for bad faith failure to settle.
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