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Theresa Mak

San Francisco

P 415-796-5421
F 415-394-9401


Theresa Mak is a Principal in the San Francisco, California, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. She defends and counsels employers in a variety of employment-related matters in state and federal courts as well as before state and federal administrative agencies.

Ms. Mak regularly defends employers in statewide and nationwide wage and hour class, representative, and/or collective actions, including those brought under California’s complex and unique labor and employment laws. She also defends employers in single and multi-plaintiff actions. Ms. Mak regularly counsels clients on wage and hour compliance and litigation avoidance. Her prior successes include defeating class certification and obtaining early dismissals.

Before joining Jackson Lewis, Ms. Mak worked with national law firms in their employment law practices, specializing in California and federal wage and hour laws. While attending law school, she served as an extern with retired Judge D. Lowell Jensen of the United States District Court for the Northern District of California.

Professional Associations and Activities

  • California Bar Association
  • San Francisco Bar Association

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January 22, 2018
Law 360

Fraser McAlpine and Theresa Mak Discuss Theresa Joining Jackson Lewis in San Francisco

January 22, 2018

Fraser McAlpine and Theresa Mak discuss Theresa joining the firm in San Francisco from Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP in "Jackson Lewis Fortifies SF Presence With Morgan Lewis Hire," published by Law360. Subscription may be required to view article Read More

January 10, 2018
Jackson Lewis

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

January 10, 2018

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,... Read More