represents clients in employment law matters including discrimination, sexual harassment, wrongful termination, breach of contract, whistleblower/retaliation, leave of absence claims, wage and hour matters, and class action litigation.
Prior to joining Rukin Hyland Doria & Tindall
completed a judicial clerkship at the San Francisco Superior Court's
Law and Motion Department for the Honorable Ronald Quidachay and Honorable Patrick Mahoney and subsequently completed a fellowship at Equal Rights Advocates, where she
supervised the advice and counseling program, conducted public education trainings on harassment and leaves of absence, and engaged in legislative advocacy and litigation on issues pertaining to sex discrimination in education and employment.
graduated summa cum laude in the top 1% of her
class, Phi Beta Kappa from the University of Illinois
with concentrations in Women's Studies, Afro-American Studies, and Political Science.
Angela subsequently graduated from the University of California-Hastings College of Law as a Public Interest Law Foundation Fellow after having received the Pro Bono Publico Award, Mayor George Moscone Scholarship and Justice Wiley Manuel Scholarship.
While attending law school, Angela served as managing editor for the Hastings Women's Law Journal and completed an externship with the Honorable Thelton Henderson and legal internships at the Legal Aid Society-Employment Law Center, Center for WorkLife Law, ACLU of Northern California, ACLU's National Legislative Office, and Equal Rights Advocates.
Angela is a member of the National Employment Lawyers Association, California Employment Lawyers Association, Consumer Attorneys of California and National Lawyers Guild, through which she has assisted with the Transgender Rights Project.
is also the author of several publications on issues pertaining to domestic violence, constitutional law, and sex discrimination.