about

Michael Hsueh is an employment attorney dedicated to the advancement of employee rights and exclusively represents employees in workplace disputes.

Mr. Hsueh began his legal career as a Cornell Law Graduate Fellow at Legal Aid Society - Employment Law Center in San Francisco.  There, he participated in the Disability Rights Program and also represented low-income workers before Deputy Labor Commissioners and Administrative Law Judges in wage and hour disputes and unemployment benefits appeals.

He later had the opportunity to work at two plaintiff-side employment law firms in Southern California.  During this time he successfully handled both state and federal cases involving a wide array of claims, including violations of the Family and Medical Leave Act and California Family Rights Act, retaliation, and discrimination based on race, disability, sex, religious creed, and other protected classes against some of the largest companies in the world.  During this time, he helped his clients obtain millions in damages, including a single-plaintiff settlement of $1.4 million. 

In 2015, Mr. Hsueh founded the Law Office of Michael Hsueh to focus on providing a client-oriented approach to litigation.  He works closely with each and every client to tailor legal strategies to their needs in order to obtain the right results.

When not assisting his clients, he enjoys spending time with family and friends, traveling, hiking, photography, and taking care of his dog.  He currently resides in Saratoga, California and regularly donates his time to charitable and community organizations throughout California. 

Education

In 2008, Mr. Hsueh graduated with a degree in Human Biology from U.C. San Diego's Division of Biological Sciences, with a minor in psychology.

In 2012, he received his J.D. from Cornell Law School where he participated in Trial Advocacy and was a quarter-finalist in the Moot Court Cuccia Cup Competition.

Associations

Mr. Hsueh is a member of the California Employment Lawyer's Association (CELA), the Santa Clara County Bar Association, and the Asian Pacific American Bar Association of Silicon Valley.  He is admitted to practice in all California state courts and the U.S. District Court for the Northern, Central, and Eastern Districts of California.