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Arlene R. Yang

Arlene R. YangPrincipal619.330.1700Bio PDF


Arlene Yang is a Principal in the Labor and Employment Practice Group. She focuses her practice on employment counseling and litigation.

Arlene advises companies on employment law issues, including wage and hour matters, leave issues, reasonable accommodations for disabilities, and employment policies. She conducts workplace investigations, provides strategic advice to human resources managers, and represents employers with unionized workforce. She also specializes in litigation in state and federal court and proceedings before administrative agencies. Arlene is an experienced presenter on current employment laws and issues relating to implicit bias, discrimination, and harassment.

Prior to joining Meyers Nave, Arlene was a Partner and the Chief Practice Officer at an employment law boutique in San Diego that served local corporations and Fortune 50 companies headquartered throughout the U.S.  She developed expertise in labor and employment litigation and counseling as an attorney at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security – both at the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) and at U.S. Customs and Border Protection. Arlene advocated for TSA in administrative litigation before the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and the Merit Systems Protection Board.

Arlene also served as a litigator at the United States Department of Justice (Attorney General’s Honors Program) and at an international law firm headquartered in New York City. After law school Arlene clerked for the Honorable Daniel H. Huyett, 3rd in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.


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