Susan T. Kumagai

Susan T. Kumagai: Attorney with Lafayette & Kumagai LLP AV stamp icon
Attorney Awards


Recognized in Northern California Super Lawyers® list for 2009-2014. Former Co-author, C.E.B. Civil Procedure During Trial: "Bench Trials" (3d Ed. 1994). Secretary, National Minority Law Group. Chair, California Minority Counsel Program Annual Business Conference, 2002 and Co-chair, 2008.

Areas of Practice (5)

  • Labor and Employment
  • Employment Litigation
  • ERISA Litigation
  • Civil Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
415-644-5276  Phone
415-357-4600  Phone
415-357-4605  Fax
University Attended:
University of California at Berkeley, B.A., 1974
Law School Attended:
University of California at Davis, J.D., 1986
Year of First Admission:
U.S. District Court, Northern, Eastern, Central and Southern Districts of California; 1987, California; 2002, U.S. Supreme Court; U.S. Court of Appeal, Ninth Circuit
Bar Association of San Francisco (Board of Directors; Former Member, Nominating Committee and Judiciary Committee); State Bar of California; American and Asian-American Bar Associations; California Minority Counsel Program (Former Member, Executive Committee and Steering Committee).
Reported Cases:
HUD v. Rucker, 535 U.S. 125 (2002); Alvis v. AT&T, 377 Fed.Appx. 673 (9th Cir. 2010); Embury v. King, 179 Fed.Appx. 409 (9th Cir. 2006); Embury v. King, 361 F.3d 562 (9th Cir. 2004); Wellpoint Health Networks, Inc. v. Superior Court of Los Angeles County, 59 Cal.App.4th 110 (1997).
Payment Information:
  • Fixed Hourly Rates
  • Minority - Owned

Peer Reviews

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Oakland, California

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