Jennifer Wang

Deputy County Counsel

Jennifer Wang joined the Office of the County Counsel’s Civil Rights, Tort, and Employment Litigation team in 2021.  She represents the County in a range of civil matters.  Prior to joining the Office, Jennifer managed internal investigations as in-house counsel for a technology company.  She also served as an Assistant United States Attorney for the Northern District of California, where she represented the federal government in both defensive and affirmative civil litigation.

Jennifer’s professional expertise includes:

  • Civil litigation
  • Employment litigation
  • Affirmative litigation
  • Government investigations

Education

  • Harvard Law School, J.D., 2003
  • Columbia University, B.A., cum laude, Departmental Honors in Economics, 1998

Prior Experience

  • Director, Compliance Investigations at Applied Materials (2020-2021)
  • Assistant United States Attorney for the Northern District of California, San Francisco, California (2007-2020)
  • Lecturer at University of California, Berkeley School of Law (2012-2014)
  • Associate at O’Melveny & Myers LLP, San Francisco, California (2004-2007)
  • Judicial Clerk to the Honorable William B. Shubb, U.S. District Judge for the Eastern District of California (2003-2004)

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