Posted March 12th, 2018.
SAN FRANCISCO, March 12, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Sanford Heisler Sharp, LLP today announced that Qiaojing Ella Zheng, Senior Counsel in the firm’s San Francisco office has been selected as an honoree by the YWCA Silicon Valley for its 2018 Tribute to Women Awards.
“We are delighted that Ella has been acknowledged as a woman leader in Silicon Valley,” said David Sanford, Chairman of Sanford Heisler Sharp. “Ella’s unwavering commitment in protecting the rights of female, minority and immigrant workers demonstrates her leadership as both an attorney and a member of the community. We are enormously proud of her many outstanding accomplishments,” he concluded.
Ms. Zheng represents employees and whistleblowers in individual and class action cases involving employment discrimination, wage and hour violations, retaliation and wrongful termination claims. She is also a core member of the Firm’s financial services practice group and advises financial institutions on licensing, regulatory and compliance issues under SEC, FINRA and state regulatory authorities.
Actively involved in community affairs, Ms. Zheng serves on the Executive Committee of the Chinese American Lawyers of the Bay Area; the Board of Directors of the YWCA Silicon Valley; and is active in the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association and the Asian American Bar Association of the Great Bay Area. She is a volunteer attorney for Bay Area Legal Aid and on the Legal Committee of the National Zhejiang University Alumni Association in North America and the Zhejiang Chamber of Commerce USA.
The Tribute to Women Awards recognizes the achievements of women who have excelled in their field and have made significant contributions to the Silicon Valley through their leadership. The Awards, in the 34th year, are an effort to encourage women’s leadership and promote equal advancement opportunities for women of diverse backgrounds.
About Sanford Heisler Sharp, LLP
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The Firm specializes in civil rights and general public interest cases, representing plaintiffs with claims of employment discrimination, labor and wage violations, predatory lending, consumer fraud, and whistleblowing, among other claims. Along with a focus on class actions, the Firm also represents individuals and has achieved extraordinary success in the representation of executives and attorneys in employment disputes.
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