Rebecca Liu is an associate in the firm’s Los Angeles office. She focuses her practice on commercial disputes, class action defense, and labor, employment, and workplace safety matters. Ms. Liu has experience working on a range of legal matters, including construction contracts, reasonable accommodation under California’s Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA), wage garnishment, class certification, local land use and zoning, equal protection under the state constitution, and wage-and-hour liability calculation.
Through the firm’s pro bono practice, Ms. Liu has gained experience in the areas of immigration detention, in-home child care licensing, California’s Public Records Act, and prisoner’s civil rights.
Ms. Liu was a summer associate at K&L Gates in 2013. She was previously a summer law clerk at the Los Angeles City Attorney’s Office, in the Gang Section. In this role she drafted memoranda and prepared motions for cases involving vandalism and ticket scalping, as well as a gang injunction,
During law school, Ms. Liu worked in two clinics, the Harvard Negotiation & Mediation Clinical Program (HNMCP) and the Cyberlaw Clinic at the Berkman Center for Internet & Society. As part of HNMCP, she collaborated with a team to interview practicing attorneys about their experiences with and perceptions of diversity and conflict management within their firm, and presented their findings and recommendations to firm leadership based on a review of dispute resolution literature. At the Cyberlaw Clinic, Ms. Liu researched and counseled a client on trademark clearance searches and registration. She also researched DMCA takedown notices and prepared a client presentation on boilerplate contract terms and risk allocation.
While earning her B.S. in Psychobiology, Ms. Liu acquired experience with data collection and analysis working in clinical and social psychology labs, and leading a student volunteer group at the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center.