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Crystal W. Yu

Associate

(213) 576-5025
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Los Angeles
633 West Fifth Street
52nd Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90071


San Diego
101 W. Broadway
Suite 2000
San Diego, CA 92101


Orange County
2211 Michelson Drive
Suite 400
Irvine, CA 92612


Education

J.D., Southwestern Law School, 2013

  • Dean’s Merit Scholar
  • Intramural Trial Advocacy Honors Program Competition, 2010
  • Intramural Moot Court Honors Program Competition, 2010
  • ABA Arbitration Competition, 2011

B.A., Law and Society, University of California, Santa Barbara, 2008

  • Dean’s Scholarship

Languages

  • Korean

Crystal W. Yu is a litigation associate at the Los Angeles office of Gordon & Rees, and a member of the firm’s Commercial Litigation and Employment practice groups. Ms. Yu represents both large and small businesses in a wide array of commercial disputes involving franchise litigation, breach of contract, and unfair competition. Ms. Yu also specializes in defending employers in wrongful termination suits including claims of discrimination, harassment, and retaliation.

Prior to joining Gordon & Rees, Ms. Yu represented major healthcare institutions in all aspects of employment litigation and successfully second-chaired a jury trial that resulted in a unanimous verdict in favor of her client. In addition, Ms. Yu obtained significant experience in the area of medical malpractice defense, defending physicians and hospitals against negligence and elder abuse actions. She prepared and argued successful motions for summary judgment and adjudication during her practice.

Admissions

California

Community Involvement

American Board of Trial Advocates Trial School Program

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Contact

(213) 576-5025

cyu@grsm.com


Offices

Los Angeles

San Diego

Orange County

Education

J.D., Southwestern Law School, 2013

  • Dean’s Merit Scholar
  • Intramural Trial Advocacy Honors Program Competition, 2010
  • Intramural Moot Court Honors Program Competition, 2010
  • ABA Arbitration Competition, 2011

B.A., Law and Society, University of California, Santa Barbara, 2008

  • Dean’s Scholarship

Crystal W. Yu

Associate

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Biography

Crystal W. Yu is a litigation associate at the Los Angeles office of Gordon & Rees, and a member of the firm’s Commercial Litigation and Employment practice groups. Ms. Yu represents both large and small businesses in a wide array of commercial disputes involving franchise litigation, breach of contract, and unfair competition. Ms. Yu also specializes in defending employers in wrongful termination suits including claims of discrimination, harassment, and retaliation.

Prior to joining Gordon & Rees, Ms. Yu represented major healthcare institutions in all aspects of employment litigation and successfully second-chaired a jury trial that resulted in a unanimous verdict in favor of her client. In addition, Ms. Yu obtained significant experience in the area of medical malpractice defense, defending physicians and hospitals against negligence and elder abuse actions. She prepared and argued successful motions for summary judgment and adjudication during her practice.

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Admissions

California

Community Involvement

American Board of Trial Advocates Trial School Program

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