Samuel Hwang is an associate in Berding|Weil's Corporate and Director and Officers Litigation Practice Groups. He represents common interest developments, as well as their directors, officers, and managers, in claims involving breach of fiduciary duty, negligence, enforcement, and statutory claims arising from the Davis-Stirling Common Interest Development Act, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act and the Fair Employment and Housing Act.
Prior to joining Berding|Weil, Mr. Hwang worked for a business litigation firm in Oakland, California, practicing in a variety of fields, including trade secrets, patent infringement, and employment discrimination. While attending law school, Mr. Hwang worked as an Honors Clerk with the Santa Clara County District Attorney's Office, conducting misdemeanor jury trials and felony preliminary hearings on behalf of the County. Along with his legal experience, Mr. Hwang also has a background in public relations, having worked for two years in the Los Angeles Clippers Communications Department.
Mr. Hwang received his Juris Doctor in 2018 from University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) School of Law. Along with his legal studies, Mr. Hwang volunteered at the Homelessness Prevention Clinic and taught criminal procedure classes at a local Los Angeles high school. He also attended UCLA for his undergraduate studies, graduating with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Philosophy, with a Mathematics minor.
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