SAN FRANCISCO (March 15, 2021) – Michael J. Hui, a shareholder in the San Francisco office of Littler, the world’s largest employment and labor law practice representing management, has received the Best LGBTQ+ Lawyers Under 40 Award from the National LGBT Bar Association.
“We congratulate Michael on this well-deserved honor, and applaud his efforts to further promote inclusion, equity and diversity across the legal industry,” said Constance Norton, San Francisco office managing shareholder. “Michael has demonstrated a sincere and sustained commitment to LGBTQ+ equality and advancement inside and outside the firm, and I look forward to his continued contributions.”
Each year, the LGBT Bar recognizes LGBTQ+ legal professionals under the age of 40 who have distinguished themselves in their field and demonstrated a profound commitment to LGBTQ+ equality. The 40 Under 40 awards identify truly excellent LGBTQ+ lawyers within and to the greater legal community and plays an important part in building a pipeline for the future success of LGBTQ+ lawyers.
Hui is an experienced litigator and trial attorney defending employers in a range of employment law matters. He focuses his practice on wage and hour class, collective, complex litigation in state and federal courts, arbitration, and also speaks on issues regarding sexual orientation and gender identity in the law.
Hui is a leader in Littler’s Investment for Success (IFS) Program serving as a program liaison to the firm’s Pride (LGBTQ+) and ‘Ohana (Asian, South Asian, Middle Eastern, North African and Pacific Islander American) affinity groups. The IFS Program pairs recently hired diverse attorneys with a shareholder mentor to help them succeed at the firm. Hui also currently sits as the vice president of the Northern California Employment Round Table.
Hui earned his J.D. from the University of San Francisco School of Law and his B.A., with honors, from the University of California, Davis.
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