Jinny Hwang advises and represents employers across a broad range of employment law issues, with particular focus on wage and hour class actions and representative and/or collection action matters. She has counseled clients on California Labor Code compliance as well as defending against EEOC and DFEH charges of discrimination.
Prior to joining Morrison & Foerster, Jinny was an employment and litigation associate at an AmLaw 100 law firm. Additionally, she was in-house counsel, focusing on employment and general litigation, at a preeminent Fortune 500 technology company in Silicon Valley. She counseled and represented the company in both state and federal court on a wide range of employment and commercial litigation matters including defending EEOC charges of discrimination, the Equal Pay Act, and wage and hour complaints.
While attending law school, Jinny was an executive editor of the Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology. She also served as a judicial extern in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California. Jinny is member of the Committee on the Administration of Justice – Litigation Section for the California Lawyers Association.
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