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Education

J.D., University of California – Davis School of Law, 2011
B.A., University of California – Berkeley, 2008

Bar Admissions

California

Maggie W. Trinh

mtrinh@chjllp.com

Associate

Maggie Trinh practices employment litigation and counseling.  She has handled wrongful discharge, wage and hour claims, disability accommodation, and retaliation claims before federal and state courts and administrative agencies.  Ms. Trinh regularly provides advice to clients on wage and hour compliance and has provided sexual harassment training required by AB 1825.  She has worked with many employers in the technology industry.

Maggie Trinh comes to Curley, Hurtgen & Johnsrud LLP with a wide range of employment litigation and counseling experience.  Before joining Curley, Hurtgen & Johnsrud LLP, she practiced with a litigation boutique where she obtained favorable outcomes for clients and helped companies navigate high-risk terminations.  She has defended employers in state and federal courts and before administrative agencies, handling all types of discrimination, retaliation, wage and hour, and related employment claims.  

Representing employers at all stages of litigation, from pre-suit negotiations through discovery, motion practice, mediation, and hearing in single- and multi-plaintiff cases, Ms. Trinh works closely with clients to achieve favorable results. She also helps employers ensure compliance by drafting and updating policies and handbooks, auditing payroll practices, and providing training. Ms. Trinh also has extensive experience drafting settlement agreements and counsels employers with high-risk terminations.

Ms. Trinh is admitted to practice in California and the Northern and Eastern District Courts. She received her law degree from University of California – Davis School of Law in 2011. While in law school, she received the Pro Bono and Public Service law Certificates. She received her undergraduate degree in 2008 in Economics from the University of California – Berkeley, where she interned with the San Francisco Public Defender’s office and volunteered with the Asian Law Caucus.

Ms. Trinh is active with the San Mateo County Bar Associations Barristers Board of Directors, which organizes several charitable events for low-income families yearly and serves as a support network for lawyers new to practice in San Mateo County.

Ms. Trinh lives in San Mateo with her family, and in her spare time enjoys spinning her own ice cream, traveling, and singing with the Masterworks Chorale of San Mateo.