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Shera Y. Kwak

Associate, Employment Law Department

Overview

Shera Y. Kwak is an Associate in the Employment Law practice and is based in the firm’s Los Angeles office. Ms. Kwak represents employers in all aspects of labor relations and employment law in single-plaintiff and class action matters, including wage and hour, discrimination, retaliation, wrongful termination, harassment, and trade secret matters.

Prior to joining Paul Hastings, Ms. Kwak served as a judicial law clerk to the Honorable Susan van Keulen of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, a judicial extern to the Honorable Andrew J. Guilford (Ret.) of the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California, and a law clerk at the Sacramento City Attorney’s Office.

Ms. Kwak received her J.D. from UC Davis School of Law in 2019. During law school, Ms. Kwak volunteered at the Employment Law Clinic at Voluntary Legal Services Program of Northern California and served as Senior Symposium Editor for the UC Davis Law Review and the Managing Editor for the UC Davis Business Law Journal. Ms. Kwak received her B.A. and B.S. in Political Science and Society and Environment respectively from UC Berkeley in 2013.

Education

  • UC Davis School of Law, J.D., 2019
  • UC Berkeley, B.A. & B.S., 2013

Practice Areas

Class Actions
Employee Mobility and Trade Secrets
Employment Counseling and Preventive Advice
Employment Law
Employment Litigation
Labor/Management Relations

Languages

English
Korean

Admissions

California Bar

Education

University of California, Davis, School of Law, J.D. 2019
University of California, Berkeley, B.A. 2013

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