Fisher Phillips Partner Annie Lau Selected as Leadership Council on Legal Diversity 2018 Fellow
SAN FRANCISCO (March 5, 2018) – Fisher Phillips announces that Partner Annie Lau has been selected to serve as a member of the 2018 Fellows Program for the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity (LCLD). Annie joins a class of 293 experienced attorneys from around the United States who are committed to fostering diversity in the legal profession.
“Annie excels in promoting leadership and inclusiveness in our office and across the firm, and she is the perfect fit for this distinguished group,” said Jason Geller, managing partner of the firm’s San Francisco office. “This honor is well deserved and we are proud of her accomplishments.”
Founded in 2009, LCLD is a national organization of chief legal officers and law firm managing partners who are committed to increasing diversity and inclusivity in the legal profession. The LCLD Fellows Program is a highly structured initiative built to increase diversity at the leadership levels of the nation’s top law firms and corporate legal departments. Since its launch in 2011, the Fellows Program has trained more than a thousand mid-career attorneys, helping identify, train and advance the next generation of leaders in the legal profession.
As a partner in the firm’s San Francisco office, Annie defends employers in all aspects of labor and employment law, with an emphasis in single-plaintiff discrimination and harassment litigation claims. She represents construction firms and manufacturing and retail companies in wage and hour, disability and leave management matters, as well as layoff claims related to the Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification (WARN) Act. Prior to joining the San Francisco office in 2015, Annie worked in the firm’s Dallas and Houston offices, and she is a member of the Dallas Bar Association and the Texas Bar Association. She worked as a human resources manager for Aramark Corp. before becoming an attorney.
Annie earned her J.D. from Southern Methodist University School of Law (2008) and her B.S. from Cornell University (2003).