Sang (James) Park

Sang (James) Park

Sang (James) Park

Sang (James) Park

Sang (James) Park represents employees in all labor and employment disputes involving wrongful termination, unlawful discrimination and retaliation, harassment, and wage and hour violations.

Prior to PARK APC, Mr. Park worked for both defense and plaintiff’s firms, practicing in varied areas as insurance litigation, consumer protection and class actions.

Mr. Park also advises employees of emerging businesses on compensation matters, including equity ownership and cash pay, and general employee rights.


  • Successfully litigated numerous class actions through class certification and settlement that totaled millions of dollars for thousands of class members
    • $10 million for employees of a nationwide retailer
    • $3.4 million for drivers of a national transportation company
    • $2.2 million for employees of airlines services company
    • $1.6 million for employees of a large telecommunications company
    • $1.5 million for employees of a nationwide wholesaler
    • $1.4 million for employees of an aviation support company
    • $900,000 for employees of a large laundry services company
    • $800,000 for employees of a large energy infrastructure company
    • $500,000 for sexual harassment plaintiff against boss
    • $425,000 for age discrimination plaintiff, fired after years of dedicated service
    • $400,000 for plaintiff, harassed with sexts
    • Relief for defective headlights through repairs, cash and warranties
  • Won Class certification for hundreds of employees in Leonard Ignacio v. Certified Freight Logistics, Inc., Case No. 17CV02371
  • Won Class certification for over one thousand employees in Raul Alva et al. v. TMSO, Inc., Case No. CIVDS1509987
  • Won Class certification for hundreds of employees in Rusty Nichols et al. v. Pacific Wines Distributors, Inc., Case No. BC525954
  • Won an appeal with United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit on the district court’s grant of summary judgment on employment claims under the Fair Employment and Housing Act (“FEHA”)
  • Won an appeal with the California Court of Appeals for the Second Appellate District on the issues of jury waiver and binding arbitration
  • Defeated a Motion for Summary Judgment just two days after substituting into a complex employment case
  • Defeated an Anti-SLAPP Motion and attendant attorney’s fees on behalf of a high-level executive
  • Tried multi-million-dollar employment case to verdict in Federal Court

Background and Education

Mr. Park graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Indiana University Bloomington and received his law degree in 2004 from UCLA School of Law.
A recipient of Indiana University Alumni Association of Washington, DC Academic Scholarship.
Mr. Park wrote his undergraduate honors thesis on the role of Korean immigrants in U.S. labor history.
While in law school, and as a member of the San Francisco Unified School District Desegregation Consent Decree Monitoring Team, Mr. Park assisted in the independent review of compliance with the terms and conditions of the SFNAACP v. SFUSD Consent Decree.
Tasks included school site visits, central office interviews, and the uncovering and documentation of major findings in both the desegregation and academic achievement areas.

Admissions and Affiliations

  • Member of California Employment Lawyers Association and Consumer Attorneys of California
  • Member of Consumer Attorneys of California
  • Admitted to practice law in California and before the United States District Court for the Northern, Eastern, Central and Southern Districts, and United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit

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