Katherine Wu is a Bay Area attorney with experience in family law, business law, and general civil litigation. She is dedicated to providing each client with clarity and peace of mind. Katherine holds herself to high standards of professionalism and quality of service.
An active member of the Asian American Bar Association of the Greater Bay Area, she is currently a Co-Chair of its Solo & Small Firms Committee.
Katherine previously worked as an associate at family law firms in San Francisco and Walnut Creek, as well as a general civil litigation firm in Oakland. She has also performed contract work for a boutique business and aviation law practice in San Francisco.
Katherine earned her J.D. at the Emory University School of Law. During law school, Katherine held legal internships at the Barton Child Law and Policy Center, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the Center for Medicare Advocacy, the Georgia Appleseed Center for Law and Justice, and the Atlanta Legal Aid Society.
Prior to her time at Emory, Katherine earned her B.A. at the University of Southern California, where she studied biological sciences and gerontology.
Outside the practice of law, Katherine enjoys playing piano, staying fit, and cooking, as well as spending time with friends and family.
Languages spoken: Mandarin, English
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|Executive Assistant to CEO||Frankly Inc.||2015 - Present|
|Contract Attorney||Sohn Legal Group||2015 - 2015|
|Associate||Hedani, Choy, Spalding & Salvagione, LLP||2014 - 2014|
|Contract Attorney||Higa & Gipson||2014 - 2014|
|Associate||Law Offices of Hoa T. Cooc||2013 - 2013|
|Associate||Tran Law Firm||2013 - 2013|
|Legal Intern||Georgia Appleseed Center for Law & Justice||2012 - 2012|
|Legal Intern||Barton Child Law and Policy Center||2011 - 2011|
|Legal Intern||Center for Medicare Advocacy||2011 - 2011|
|Legal Intern||United States Department Of Health & Human Services - Region IV - Office of General Counsel - Long Term Care Branch||2011 - 2011|
|Legal Intern||Atlanta Legal Aid Society - Senior Citizens Law Project||2010 - 2010|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Asian American Bar Association of the Greater Bay Area||Solo & Small Firm Committee Co-Chair||2012 - Present|
|Alameda County Bar Association||Member||2013 - 2014|
|Contra Costa County Bar Association||Member||2013 - 2015|
|Queen's Bench Bar Association||Member||2012 - 2013|
|Emory University School of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2012|
|University of Southern California||Biological Sciences||BA - Bachelor of Arts||2008|