Jennifer Hsiao is an associate in the Los Angeles office of Lewis Brisbois and a member of the Labor & Employment Practice.
Prior to joining Lewis Brisbois, Ms. Hsiao developed a background in Labor & Employment Law, Personal Injury Law, and Criminal Law. She also has international legal experience working abroad in Taipei, Taiwan.
Ms. Hsiao has a strong passion and background in social activism, and remains heavily involved in community affairs, including working with the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office to facilitate the growth of cultural and economic resources for Asian American professionals and associations in the United States. Her mission is to build a bridge not only between multi-generational American immigrants, but also between Taiwanese Americans and their government abroad. Most notably among her recent experiences include serving on the executive boards of Taiwanese American Lawyers Association and Taiwanese American Professionals-Los Angeles, as well as co-founding its Orange County chapter.
Ms. Hsiao graduated with Honors from the University of Chicago, with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and a Minor in Human Rights. In Chicago, she co-founded the University of Chicago Coalition for Immigrant Rights, with the hopes of furthering political and economic rights for the immigrant community. Finally, she received her Juris Doctor from the University of San Diego School of Law, where she served in the San Diego International Law Journal and as President of Business Law Society.
Ms. Hsiao previously clerked for the United States District Court for the Southern District of California; the United States Attorney’s Office (USAO); the Department of Homeland Security (DHS); and the Public Defender’s Office in San Francisco, Los Angeles, and Riverside.
Primary Area(s) of Practice
- Labor & Employment
University of San Diego School of Law
Juris Doctor, 2015
University of Chicago
Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Minor in Human Rights, 2011
- "LBBS Legislative, Case & Compliance Update," speaker, Employment & Workers' Compensation Law Virtual Seminar, October 2020
"Understanding Leaves of Absence Rules Under California & Federal Laws," speaker, Los Angeles Employment & Workers' Compensation Law Webinar, October 2019