Penny Chen is a strategic courtroom advocate who has helped numerous employers navigate through complex disputes from pre-litigation negotiations to final resolution.

As an experienced litigator, Penny’s practice includes representation of employers in a range of employment matters, with emphasis on wage and hour class actions and whistleblower retaliation claims. She has helped Fortune 500 conglomerates and local companies achieve highly favorable outcomes in Private Attorneys General Act (PAGA) and class disputes.

Penny has also assisted her clients in overturning lower court decisions before the California Court of Appeal. Additionally, her language capabilities have proven to be invaluable to her clients.

Professional & Community Affiliations


American Bar Association


  • J.D., University of Southern California Gould School of Law, 2011
  • B.A., University of San Diego, 2008magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa


  • Mandarin
  • Shanghainese

Bar Admission



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