About Kenneth WuPrior 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.
- 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. Louis||J.D.|
|Northwestern University||B.A.||Molecular Biology, Art History|
|Honors: Departmental Honors in Biology, David Shemin Fellowship, Cancer Research Award|
|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
The Protruding Nail Gets Hammered Down: Discrimination Against Foreign Workers in Japan
Washington University Global Studies Law Review