Seung L. Yang

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Employment Litigation Attorney in Los Angeles, CA

Moon & Yang, APC
 | 1055 W. Seventh St., Suite 1880
Los Angeles, CA 90017
Phone: 213-320-0519
Fax: 213-232-3125
Selected To Rising Stars: 2018 - 2019
Licensed Since: 2007
Practice Areas:
  • Employment Litigation: Plaintiff (80%),
  • Civil Rights (10%),
  • Employment & Labor: Employee (10%)
Languages Spoken:
  • English,
  • Korean
Attorney Profile

As a founding partner with the Moon and Yang Attorneys at Law practice in Los Angeles, California, attorney Seung L. Yang represents the rights and interests of employees throughout Southern California, and the rest of the state who experienced a serious violation of their rights as workers on the job.

Over the course of his more than 12 years practicing law, Mr. Yang has proven himself an aggressive legal advocate with the ability to handle even the toughest and most complex employment litigation matters thoroughly and efficiently. Recognized as one of the area's leading attorneys for employment law, Mr. Yang has achieved notable success securing substantial settlements and awards for his plaintiff clients. He is fully experienced with issues such as workplace discrimination and harassment, wage and hour disputes, wrongful termination and employer retaliation, whistleblower claims, and other job-related grievances.

Along with handling individual claims, Mr. Yang also has extensive experience handling class action cases in both state and federal courts, as well as prosecuting matters under California's Fair Employment and Housing Act. Among his most notable successes, he recently secured a verdict of more than $3 million, plus fees and costs for the victim of wrongful termination, and he has obtained dozens of six-figure judgments and settlements for his clients.

Recognized for his success, Mr. Yang has received many awards and honors from his peers, along with numerous positive reviews and referrals from his satisfied clients. Active in his legal community, he once served on the board of governors for the Korean American Bar Association, and he is a member of the California Employment Lawyers Association and The State Bar of California, among his other professional affiliations.

A graduate of the University of California, San Diego, Mr. Yang obtained his Juris Doctor from Loyola Law School, Los Angeles, in 2007. He received his license to practice that same year, and he is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Courts for the Northern and Central Districts of California.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Employment Litigation (80%): Employment Discrimination, Wrongful Termination, Retaliation

Civil Rights (10%): Discrimination

Employment & Labor (10%): Whistleblower, Sexual Harassment

Focus Areas

Employment Discrimination, Wrongful Termination, Retaliation, Discrimination, Whistleblower, Sexual Harassment

Selections

top-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 2 years

Rising Stars: 2018 - 2019

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About Seung Yang

Admitted: 2007, California

Professional Webpage: http://moonyanglaw.com/los-angeles-employment-lawyer-firm-ov...

Honors/Awards:

  • Southern California Rising Star, Super Lawyers, 2018 and 2019

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • California Fair Employment and Housing Act (“FEHA”)
  • Member of Board of Governors - Korean American Bar Association, 2012
  • Member, United States District Court Northern District of California
  • Member, United States District Court for the Central District of California
  • Member, California State Bar
  • Member of California Employment Lawyer's Association (CELA), 2015

Verdicts/Settlements:

  • $3 million + $550,000 in attorney's fees and costs. Jury verdict on behalf of security guard earning $12/hr for associational disability discrimination and wrongful termination.  Our client was terminated for having to leave work early to go to the hospital when his daughter fell at school and suffered a head injury.  In addition to the $3 million jury award, the court also awarded an additional $550,000 in attorney's fees and costs.  Daryl Kunga v. American Guard Services Inc. (LASC Case No. BC657320), 2018
  • $850,000.  Confidential settlement on behalf of low wage employee for sexual harassment., 2018
  • $575,000.  Confidential settlement on behalf of low-wage employee for sexual-orientation harassment., 2018
  • $375,000 + job reinstatement.  Confidential settlement on behalf of minimum wage employee for pregnancy discrimination., 2018
  • $475,000.  Confidential settlement on behalf of low-wage employee for disability discrimination and wrongful termination., 2018
  • $350,000.  Confidential settlement on behalf of low wage employee for disability discrimination., 2018
  • $375,000.  Confidential settlement on behalf of hourly employee for sexual harassment and wrongful termination., 2018
  • 750,000.  Confidential settlement on behalf of employee for disability discrimination., 2017
  • $350,000.  Confidential settlement of disability discrimination case on behalf of hourly employee., 2017
  • $250,000.  Confidential settlement in whistleblower lawsuit on behalf of minimum wage employee., 2017
  • 275,000.  Confidential settlement for employee in sexual orientation discrimination case., 2017
  • $800,000.  Confidential settlement of sexual harassment matter on behalf of minimum wage employee., 2016
  • $450,000.  Confidential settlement on behalf of low wage employee for race discrimination and wage/hour violations., 2016
  • $250,000.  Confidential settlement for low wage employee in sexual harassment case., 2016
  • $185,000.  Confidential settlement for employee alleging sexual orientation discrimination and wrongful termination in the amount., 2016

Educational Background:

  • University of California, San Diego

Industry Groups

  • Employment Litigation
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Office Location for Seung L. Yang

1055 W. Seventh St.
Suite 1880
Los Angeles, CA 90017

Phone: 213-320-0519

Fax: 213-232-3125

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Last Updated: 7/22/2019

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