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Jackson Lewis Bolsters San Francisco Presence with Addition of Litigator Theresa Mak

SAN FRANCISCO, CA (January 10, 2017) Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country’s preeminent workplace law firms, is pleased to announce esteemed employment attorney Theresa Mak has joined the firm’s San Francisco office as a Principal. Ms. Mak, who has more than 15 years of experience litigating a broad range of employment law matters, joins the firm from Morgan, Lewis & Bockius.

“Theresa has a strong reputation throughout the San Francisco area business and legal communities,” said San Francisco Office Managing Principal Frasier McAlpine. “She is an outstanding litigator who has successfully represented well-known companies in the retail, financial services, restaurant, technology and gig economy industries. Her class action litigation prowess will help us continue to offer our clients top-notch service, and we are beyond pleased to welcome her to our team."

Ms. Mak focuses her experience on counseling and defending clients in all areas of employment law, with a particular focus on California and federal wage and hour class, collective and representative actions. Some of her successes in defending employers in California’s unique and complex wage and hour landscape include obtaining early dismissal and defeating class certification. Ms. Mak also prides herself on being a strategic partner to clients, regularly advising them on a variety of day-to-day labor and employment issues involving state and federal wage and hour compliance, discrimination laws, and myriad employment policies and procedures.

“I am well aware of Jackson Lewis’ reputation as a nationwide leader in the workplace law arena,” said Ms. Mak. “This is an exciting opportunity for me to join a firm that has experienced significant growth in recent years and that has an impressive depth and breadth of expertise from which to draw."

Ms. Mak received her B.A from the University of California, Davis and her J.D. from the University of California at Berkeley School of Law.

Jackson Lewis’ San Francisco office can be reached at (415) 394-9400.


About Jackson Lewis
Jackson Lewis P.C. is a law firm with more than 800 attorneys in major cities nationwide serving clients across a wide range of practices and industries.  Having built its reputation on providing premier workplace law representation to management, the firm has grown to include leading practices in the areas of government relations, healthcare and sports law.  The firm’s commitment to client service, depth of expertise and innovation draws clients to Jackson Lewis for excellent value-driven legal advice.
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Theresa  Mak

Theresa Mak
San Francisco

Fraser A. McAlpine

Fraser A. McAlpine
Office Managing Principal
San Francisco

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