Douglas H. Hoang is a Senior Associate with Pearlman, Borska & Wax and is a seasoned litigator with almost twenty years experience practicing employment law. Douglas has experience in representing private and public employers in all aspects of labor and employment counseling and litigation matters. Douglas provides counseling to clients regarding personnel decisions and advises clients in drafting employment handbooks, agreements and employment policies in order to proactively prevent and resolve employment issues. Through focused and targeted advice and training, Douglas has been able to effectively resolve employee issues before they become costly lawsuits.
Douglas also handles administrative claims for clients including claims for discrimination, harassment, wrongful termination, and wage and hour compliance. Douglas has defending employers before government agencies including the California Department of Fair Employment, United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and California Department of Labor and Standards Enforcement. Douglas has been able to effectively resolve the administrative claims. Douglas has extensive experience defending employers of all sizes before state and federal courts. Douglas has handled and successfully defended claims alleging gender, race, age and disability discrimination and harassment, wrongful termination and violations of civil rights, wage and hour claims, among others.
Douglas obtained his Juris Doctorate in 1997 from the University of California, Los Angeles School of Law. During law school, Douglas was awarded the Joseph Drown Foundation Fellowship while externing for the Honorable Oliver Wanger of the United States District Court, Eastern District of California. Douglas received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science in 1994 from the University of California, Los Angeles.
Douglas is admitted to practice law in all California state courts and the United States District Courts for the Central, Eastern, Northern and Southern Districts of California.