Jocelyn Wang is an associate in the firm’s San Francisco office who focuses on tax controversies and labor and employment matters. Ms. Wang’s tax practice emphasizes resolution through negotiation and litigation. Ms. Wang represents clients in matters related to state, local, and federal taxation. Her practice covers a broad array of taxes, including property, franchise, payroll, business license, sales, parcel, district, transient occupancy, documentary transfer, income, estate, and gift taxes. Ms. Wang has experience in all aspects of audits, administrative hearings, and litigation on behalf of taxpayers.
Ms. Wang’s labor and employment practice involves representation of and advising employers in the full range of employment-related disputes, including matters involving wage and hour violations, wrongful termination, breach of employment agreement, sexual harassment, discrimination, and trade secrets.
Ms. Wang also has experience in patent infringement and invalidity litigation, civil writ actions, and land use law. Ms. Wang's pro bono activities include prisoner's civil rights litigation and analyzing tax consequences of corporate transactions.
Ms. Wang was a judicial extern for the Hon. Consuelo M. Callahan of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. She is also a member of the American Bar Association’s Tax Section and the Bar Association of San Francisco. Currently, Ms. Wang serves as the Chair of the Bar Association of San Francisco’s Barristers Tax Section. Ms. Wang is chair of the office’s Women 2 Women Committee, as well as manager of the San Francisco Lawyer’s League softball team.
Ms. Wang received a B.A. in American Studies from Williams College in 2003 and a J.D. in 2009 from the University of California, Davis School of Law, where she was senior articles editor of the Journal of International Law and Policy and President of the International Law Society.