Kenneth Wu

Contact: (703) 835-6145
Law School: Washington University in St. Louis School of Law - Washington University in St. Louis
Jurisdictions: District of Columbia


About Kenneth Wu
Prior to co-founding Lopez & Wu, PLLC, Mr. Wu specialized in representing federal employees at the internationally recognized law firm of Passman & Kaplan. Mr. Wu has years of experience representing federal employees in discrimination cases at the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission ("EEOC") and appeals at the Merit Systems Protection Board. Mr. Wu has also developed an expertise litigating private sector employment cases in federal court.

During law school, Mr. Wu interned for EEOC Vice Chair Paul Igasaki, where he reviewed federal and private sector cases involving race, sex, disability, and age discrimination. Mr. Wu also worked as a law clerk at Vladeck, Waldman, Elias & Engelhard in New York City, where he also specialized in employment discrimination law.

Mr. Wu is from Illinois and graduated from Northwestern University where he majored in Molecular Biology and minored in Art History. Before law school, Mr. Wu worked as a research fellow at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland.

Mr. Wu graduated from Washington University School of Law in May 2003 where he served as the Editor-in-Chief of the Global Studies Law Review.
Practice Areas
  • Bankruptcy
  • Civil Rights
  • Employment Law
  • Gov & Administrative Law
  • Immigration Law
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
District of Columbia
Washington University in St. Louis School of Law - Washington University in St. LouisJ.D.
Northwestern UniversityB.A.Molecular Biology, Art History
Honors: Departmental Honors in Biology, David Shemin Fellowship, Cancer Research Award
Professional Associations
Partners Forum Co-Chair, Asian Pacific American Bar Association of DC
Board Member, Wesley Housing Development Corporation
Member, Asian Pacific American Bar Association of Washington, DC
Member, National Asian Pacific American Bar Association
Member, Metropolitan Washington Employment Lawyers Association


Articles & Publications
  • Compensatory Damages in the Federal Sector
    BNA Employment Discrimination Report
  • Contributor to Federal Employees Legal Survival Guide
    Workplace Fairness
  • The Protruding Nail Gets Hammered Down: Discrimination Against Foreign Workers in Japan
    Washington University Global Studies Law Review


Website: Website


Lopez & Wu, PLLC
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Suite 500
Reston, VA 20190
Telephone: (703) 835-6145