An Entrepreneurial Employment Law Firm

Allison J. Cheung


Allison Cheung focuses on employment and business litigation in federal and state courts. She has handled cases involving breach of contract, discrimination, retaliation, harassment, wrongful termination, and unfair competition claims. She also provides counseling advice regarding employment matters.

Prior Work Experience

Jones Day, Palo Alto, CA (Associate) (2014 – 2017)

Practice included civil and criminal matters in both federal and state courts, including complex contract litigation, general commercial disputes, and white collar defense. Also assisted companies in responding to SEC and DOJ investigations, and in conducting internal corporate investigations and related counseling.

Chambers of Yvonne Gonzalez Rogers, United States District Court, Oakland, CA (Law Clerk) (2012 – 2013)

Cooley LLP, Palo Alto, CA (Associate) (2006 – 2012)

Practice included representing companies in complex commercial, securities, and employment litigation. Extensive trial and litigation experience representing officers of public and private companies.


  • Santa Clara University School of Law
    JD, 2006
  • University of California, San Diego
    BA, 2003, cum laude

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court, Central District of California
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of California
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of California
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of California

Bar Admissions

  • California, 2006


  • Federal Bar Association
  • Bar Association of San Francisco
  • Asian Pacific American Bar Association of Silicon Valley

Other Activities

  • Asian Americans Advancing Justice – Asian Law Caucus, Board of Directors
  • OneJustice, Advisory Board


  • Advantages of Parallel Investigations, with William S. Freeman, published in the White Collar Supplement to the Los Angeles and San Francisco Daily Journal, July 23, 2014