Stacey Hsiang Chun Wang

Partner
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Stacey H. Wang is a partner in Holland & Knight's Los Angeles office and a member of the West Coast Litigation Group, Compliance Services Team, and White Collar Defense and Investigations Team.

Ms. Wang represents domestic and foreign businesses in complex commercial and intellectual property matters, such as infringement, trade secret theft, business fraud and antitrust/unfair competition actions, including defending against advertising/business practice class actions. She also represents companies and executives involved in criminal and regulatory investigations, including in U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) investigations, as well as in parallel civil False Claims Act and private securities cases. She has served as a volunteer deputy district attorney for the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office, where she tried jury cases to verdict. With this broad litigation and white collar background, she implements compliance programs for companies, particularly those seeking to protect their trade secrets from theft or to defend against allegations of misappropriation.

In the legal community, Ms. Wang was one of 14 lawyers recognized with the Best Lawyers Under 40 award by the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association. She previously was recognized as a Rising Star in Business Litigation by Southern California Super Lawyers magazine. Ms. Wang is a past president of the Southern California Chinese Lawyers Association (SCCLA), one of the oldest Asian-American bar associations in the country, and a former board member of the Asian Pacific American Bar Association (APABA). She has served on the American Bar Association (ABA) Litigation Section's Federal Practice Task Force, which initiates and considers revisions to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure. She is the immediate past chair of the ABA Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section's (TIPS) International Law Committee.

Within the firm, Ms. Wang was one of five women selected in the firm's "Rising Star" women's initiative program. She previously was selected as the litigation Chesterfield Smith Fellow and spent one year litigating high-profile pro bono matters across the country. She currently serves as the Public and Charitable Service partner for the Los Angeles office and the firmwide pro bono coordinator for cases referred by Kids in Need of Defense, a pro bono initiative which aims to provide legal representation to unaccompanied children in removal proceedings. She also chairs the firm's Asian/Pacific Islander Affinity Group and sits on the Diversity Council.

Ms. Wang was a judicial extern to the Honorable Margaret M. Morrow of the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California. She also served as a state bar-certified extern for the Civil Licensing Section of the California Attorney General's Office, where she prosecuted licensing cases. Other law school activities include being selected to compete in Vienna, Austria, in the Willem C. Vis International Moot Arbitration competition and serving as the chief copy (articles) editor for the Loyola of Los Angeles International & Comparative Law Review.

Quoted Articles

  • Child Detainees Get Help: California Lawyers Step Up To Represent Immigrant Youth, Daily Journal, August 4, 2014
  • Corporate Compliance, Bloomberg BNA's Corporate Counsel Weekly, July 4, 2012

Honors & Awards

  • Fellow, American Bar Foundation, 2016
  • Best Lawyers Under 40, National Asian Pacific American Bar Association, 2015
  • Pro Bono Volunteer of the Year, Public Counsel's Center for Veterans' Advancement, 2014
  • Rising Star, Southern California Super Lawyers magazine, 2011, 2018
  • Rising Star, Class of 2014, Holland & Knight Women's Initiative
  • Public and Charitable Service All-Star, Holland & Knight, 2014, 2016
  • Top Attorney, Pasadena Magazine, 2013-2014
  • Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section, Leadership Academy, Class of 2012, American Bar Association
  • Chesterfield Smith Fellowship, Holland & Knight, 2011
  • First Honors Award, Federal Employee Pensions and Benefits Law, Loyola Law School
  • First Honors Award, International Commercial Arbitration, Loyola Law School

Memberships

  • American Bar Association, Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section, International Law Committee, Chair, 2016-2017
  • Southern California Chinese Lawyers Association, President, 2014-2015; Executive Board, 2009-2013; Board Member, 2006-2008
  • Asian Americans Advancing Justice – Los Angeles, Pro Bono Advisory Council, 2014-present
  • Inter-Pacific Bar Association, Dispute Resolution Committee, Vice Chair, 2011-2016
  • American Bar Association, Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section, Business Litigation Committee, Vice Chair, 2013-present
  • American Bar Association, Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section, Trial Techniques Committee, Vice Chair, 2013-present
  • Asian Pacific American Friends of the Theater, Advisory Board, 2016-current; Board Member, 2014-2016
  • American Bar Association, Litigation Section, Federal Practice Task Force, Member, 2013-2016
  • American Bar Association, Litigation Section, Intellectual Property Committee, Member, 2013-present
  • Asian Pacific American Bar Association, Los Angeles, Board Member, 2009-2011
  • National Asian Pacific American Bar Association, Convention Planning and Host Committee, 2010
  • St. Thomas More Honor Society
  • Federal Bar Association
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association
  • Association of Business Trial Lawyers