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RICHARD LIU – Labour & Employment Consultant Lawyer

Richard Liu serves businesses as an employer-side defence lawyer. Richard is based in California and he is a part of the team that support Howlett Brown’s international clients on advisory matters and investigations.

As the former CEO of a legal technology company, Richard is the best crossover between business and law. He is known for understanding his clients’ business objectives and developing legal strategies moving those forward. Facing complex business and employment situations, Richard can minimise legal risks, provide innovative and effective solutions, and consistently obtain favourable outcomes for his clients.

Richard regularly advises Fortune 500 companies and startups on employment, commercial, and real estate matters. As a former member of two top-tier defence firms in the US, Richard specialises in litigation, primarily the defence of claims for breach of contract, wrongful termination, workplace harassment and retaliation, employment discrimination, class wage and hour claims, and trade secret misappropriation.

Richard also regularly advises clients on ways to minimise risks from potential employment issues, compliance with the latest laws and regulations, and implementation of policies and practices that avoid litigation whenever possible.

Richard loves his work. He regularly appears before both federal and state courts. His clients are in diverse industries, including technology, healthcare, retail, manufacturing, entertainment, and financial services.

· J.D., USC Gould School of Law
· B.A., California State Polytechnic University

· California
· Minnesota
· U.S. District Court, Northern District of California
· U.S. District Court, Central District of California
· U.S. District Court, District of Minnesota