Arthur Y. Whang represents clients in all facets of employment law, litigation, and advice and counseling. Arthur has represented clients of all sizes, from individuals to Fortune 100 companies to start-ups, and has successfully litigated numerous employment law cases in front of California’s courts and agencies in a wide range of disputes involving wrongful discharge, discrimination, harassment, breach of contract, retaliation, leave law, trade secrets, and wage and hour issues.

Arthur also provides individuals (including many “C-level” executives – CEOs, CFOs, COOs, of private and public companies) and companies of all sizes with expert advice and counseling. Arthur reviews and drafts employee handbooks, employment contracts, independent contractor agreements, separation agreements, severance packages, confidentiality and non-disclosure agreements.

Arthur also has provided sexual harassment and other employee and executive trainings to numerous employers in the communications, pharmaceutical, apparel, and banking industries, among others.

Prior to founding Whang Law Firm, P.C., Arthur practiced employment law and complex commercial litigation for elite, national law firms.

Arthur is also a certified criminal trial lawyer, and has first-chaired several jury trials to successful verdicts (including felonies) in Los Angeles County.  He has also been quoted as an employment law expert in news articles on Fox.com, USATODAY.com, and ESPN.com.

Arthur received his B.A., magna cum laude, from the University of California, Santa Barbara and his law degree from Georgetown University Law Center, where he was Executive Director of the Barristers’ Council, Georgetown’s appellate and trial advocacy governing body.  He also served as a non-commissioned officer in the United States Marine Corps Reserve.  In his spare time, Arthur enjoys travel, hiking, playing tennis and golf, and cheering on the San Diego Chargers and LA Dodgers and Kings.

Bar Admissions

  • State Bar of California
  • United States District Court, Northern District of California
  • United States District Court, Southern District of California
  • United States District Court, Central District of California
  • Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals

Testimonials

  • “Arthur is one of the most responsive attorneys that I have ever worked with. He takes his job very seriously, and really understands the playground in which he plays. I would 100% use Arthur again should another contractual issue come about. I highly recommend him.”

    GM
    (Entertainment Industry)
  • “Arthur Whang was a rock star lawyer for me! He was organized, professional, creative in his thinking and got the job done with results that were much better than I anticipated. I was definitely nervous about the whole process, but Arthur explained everything and used analogies I understood. I would recommend him in a heartbeat to anyone with employment issues.”

    LTP
    (Unpaid Wages Case)
  • “Arthur is honest, extremely knowledgeable and does an exceptional job at understanding his client’s needs. I trust Arthur personally and professionally. I highly recommend Arthur to anyone looking for the BEST employment attorney to represent them.”

    J.
    (Corporate Payroll Industry)
  • “Arthur guided us through the minefield that was our transition from employees to employers. His guidance and knowledge has been key to the successful start of our business.”

    M.
    (Construction Industry)
  • “When I have felt the need to reach out to an attorney with expertise in protecting employers and employees, Arthur’s counsel has always far exceeded my expectations.  He is responsive, efficient, and effective.  Over the years, he has helped me on multiple occasions and I am truly thankful to have found him.”

    C.C.
    (Medical Industry)
  • “I retained Whang Law Firm to draft an employee handbook for my growing law practice.  Arthur did a terrific job not only in terms of his knowledge of employment law, but in terms of getting back to me quickly and explaining the various laws in a way that made sense to a non-employment lawyer.  I would highly recommend him for your employee handbooks and other employment documents, as well as your employment advice and counseling needs.  I have also referred numerous other matters to Arthur and he has handled those with the same expert care and attention to service and detail.  I recommend Arthur and his firm without reservation.”

    D.P.
    (Legal Industry)
  • “We worked with Arthur Whang and his company on several cases mainly human resources and labor law field. With a deep understanding of our company value and philosophy, Arthur has always handle each case with care, empathy and firmness too. Arthur is very reactive and committed to provide guidance and support in a timely manner. I highly recommend Arthur and his firm.”

    Sofia
    (Cosmetics Industry)
  • “I’ve worked with Arthur on both the employee and employer side.  Arthur’s advice is always balanced; he helps clarify what issues may arise and how to balance those best with the needs of the business or individual.  He helps the client think through decisions based on potential repercussions, legal or otherwise.  I highly recommend Arthur to my clients for their employment law needs and those that have worked with him so far are very impressed.”  

    Elissa Phillips
    President Mise En Place Restaurant Services, Inc. (Restaurant Services Industry)
  • “I found Arthur to be extremely knowledgeable and responsive to my case.   He was invaluable in advising me on the matter.   Arthur was invaluable in explaining the situation in such a way that I could understand the process and make informed decisions which i could benefit from. I would highly recommend Arthur for any Labor matter he always responds quickly and I found him to be very personable, professional and to the point.”

    D. Odaka
    President (Travel Industry)
  • “I had the opportunity to work with Arthur when my position was downsized and Arthur reviewed my severance package. I was impressed with his level of legal competence and his thorough review of each issue. He took the time to make sure I understood each segment of the agreement as well as any potential mitigating factors that could affect me. His knowledge and experience in this area was the peace of mind I needed to feel reassured about signing the severance agreement.” 

    A.T.
    (Review of Separation Agreement)
  • “I originally turned to Arthur in a crisis situation with one of our employees.  Having never worked with him before, I was not sure what to expect.  He distinguished himself with his responsive, reliable, and practical counsel.  After he helped us to navigate our way through our crisis, he put in place a set of policies and agreements that will better protect our business going forward.  I have found him to be a true professional and a pleasure to work with. I recommend his services without reservation.”

    M.
    (Medical Industry)
  • “Love Serve Remember is a restaurant operating and holding company including the Café Gratitude and Gracias Madre brands including approximately 300 employees and growing.    Perhaps our biggest business challenge historically has been navigating the complex, confusing and impenetrable world of regulatory compliance in the area of human resources.   Since we retained Arthur Whang, for the first time, we actually feel like we have our arms around this issue as well as all of the related HR issues including employment contracts and healthcare.   Arthur not only completely understands these issues but, perhaps, most importantly, he has the rare ability to explain them to ley people and to offer intelligent, sound advice tailored to our business.”

    Chris and Lisa Bonbright
    Owners Love Serve Remember, LLC (Restaurant Industry)
Arthur Y. Whang, Esq.

Arthur can be reached at
(310) 479-7300

Arthur Y. Whang represents clients in all facets of employment law, litigation, and advice and counseling. Arthur has represented clients of all sizes, from individuals to Fortune 100 companies to start-ups, and has successfully litigated numerous employment law cases in front of California’s courts and agencies in a wide range of disputes involving wrongful discharge, discrimination, harassment, breach of contract, retaliation, leave law, trade secrets, and wage and hour issues.

Arthur also provides individuals (including many “C-level” executives – CEOs, CFOs, COOs, of private and public companies) and companies of all sizes with expert advice and counseling. Arthur reviews and drafts employee handbooks, employment contracts, independent contractor agreements, separation agreements, severance packages, confidentiality and non-disclosure agreements.

Arthur also has provided sexual harassment and other employee and executive trainings to numerous employers in the communications, pharmaceutical, apparel, and banking industries, among others.

Prior to founding Whang Law Firm, P.C., Arthur practiced employment law and complex commercial litigation for elite, national law firms.

Arthur is also a certified criminal trial lawyer, and has first-chaired several jury trials to successful verdicts (including felonies) in Los Angeles County.  He has also been quoted as an employment law expert in news articles on Fox.com, USATODAY.com, and ESPN.com.

Arthur received his B.A., magna cum laude, from the University of California, Santa Barbara and his law degree from Georgetown University Law Center, where he was Executive Director of the Barristers’ Council, Georgetown’s appellate and trial advocacy governing body.  He also served as a non-commissioned officer in the United States Marine Corps Reserve.  In his spare time, Arthur enjoys travel, hiking, playing tennis and golf, and cheering on the San Diego Chargers and LA Dodgers and Kings.

Bar Admissions

  • State Bar of California
  • United States District Court, Northern District of California
  • United States District Court, Southern District of California
  • United States District Court, Central District of California
  • Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals

Testimonials

  • “Arthur is one of the most responsive attorneys that I have ever worked with. He takes his job very seriously, and really understands the playground in which he plays. I would 100% use Arthur again should another contractual issue come about. I highly recommend him.”

    GM
    (Entertainment Industry)
  • “Arthur Whang was a rock star lawyer for me! He was organized, professional, creative in his thinking and got the job done with results that were much better than I anticipated. I was definitely nervous about the whole process, but Arthur explained everything and used analogies I understood. I would recommend him in a heartbeat to anyone with employment issues.”

    LTP
    (Unpaid Wages Case)
  • “Arthur is honest, extremely knowledgeable and does an exceptional job at understanding his client’s needs. I trust Arthur personally and professionally. I highly recommend Arthur to anyone looking for the BEST employment attorney to represent them.”

    J.
    (Corporate Payroll Industry)
  • “Arthur guided us through the minefield that was our transition from employees to employers. His guidance and knowledge has been key to the successful start of our business.”

    M.
    (Construction Industry)
  • “When I have felt the need to reach out to an attorney with expertise in protecting employers and employees, Arthur’s counsel has always far exceeded my expectations.  He is responsive, efficient, and effective.  Over the years, he has helped me on multiple occasions and I am truly thankful to have found him.”

    C.C.
    (Medical Industry)
  • “I retained Whang Law Firm to draft an employee handbook for my growing law practice.  Arthur did a terrific job not only in terms of his knowledge of employment law, but in terms of getting back to me quickly and explaining the various laws in a way that made sense to a non-employment lawyer.  I would highly recommend him for your employee handbooks and other employment documents, as well as your employment advice and counseling needs.  I have also referred numerous other matters to Arthur and he has handled those with the same expert care and attention to service and detail.  I recommend Arthur and his firm without reservation.”

    D.P.
    (Legal Industry)
  • “We worked with Arthur Whang and his company on several cases mainly human resources and labor law field. With a deep understanding of our company value and philosophy, Arthur has always handle each case with care, empathy and firmness too. Arthur is very reactive and committed to provide guidance and support in a timely manner. I highly recommend Arthur and his firm.”

    Sofia
    (Cosmetics Industry)
  • “I’ve worked with Arthur on both the employee and employer side.  Arthur’s advice is always balanced; he helps clarify what issues may arise and how to balance those best with the needs of the business or individual.  He helps the client think through decisions based on potential repercussions, legal or otherwise.  I highly recommend Arthur to my clients for their employment law needs and those that have worked with him so far are very impressed.”  

    Elissa Phillips
    President Mise En Place Restaurant Services, Inc. (Restaurant Services Industry)
  • “I found Arthur to be extremely knowledgeable and responsive to my case.   He was invaluable in advising me on the matter.   Arthur was invaluable in explaining the situation in such a way that I could understand the process and make informed decisions which i could benefit from. I would highly recommend Arthur for any Labor matter he always responds quickly and I found him to be very personable, professional and to the point.”

    D. Odaka
    President (Travel Industry)
  • “I had the opportunity to work with Arthur when my position was downsized and Arthur reviewed my severance package. I was impressed with his level of legal competence and his thorough review of each issue. He took the time to make sure I understood each segment of the agreement as well as any potential mitigating factors that could affect me. His knowledge and experience in this area was the peace of mind I needed to feel reassured about signing the severance agreement.” 

    A.T.
    (Review of Separation Agreement)
  • “I originally turned to Arthur in a crisis situation with one of our employees.  Having never worked with him before, I was not sure what to expect.  He distinguished himself with his responsive, reliable, and practical counsel.  After he helped us to navigate our way through our crisis, he put in place a set of policies and agreements that will better protect our business going forward.  I have found him to be a true professional and a pleasure to work with. I recommend his services without reservation.”

    M.
    (Medical Industry)
  • “Love Serve Remember is a restaurant operating and holding company including the Café Gratitude and Gracias Madre brands including approximately 300 employees and growing.    Perhaps our biggest business challenge historically has been navigating the complex, confusing and impenetrable world of regulatory compliance in the area of human resources.   Since we retained Arthur Whang, for the first time, we actually feel like we have our arms around this issue as well as all of the related HR issues including employment contracts and healthcare.   Arthur not only completely understands these issues but, perhaps, most importantly, he has the rare ability to explain them to ley people and to offer intelligent, sound advice tailored to our business.”

    Chris and Lisa Bonbright
    Owners Love Serve Remember, LLC (Restaurant Industry)
Arthur Y. Whang, Esq.

Arthur can be reached at
(310) 479-7300

Arthur Y. Whang represents clients in all facets of employment law, litigation, and advice and counseling. Arthur has represented clients of all sizes, from individuals to Fortune 100 companies to start-ups, and has successfully litigated numerous employment law cases in front of California’s courts and agencies in a wide range of disputes involving wrongful discharge, discrimination, harassment, breach of contract, retaliation, leave law, trade secrets, and wage and hour issues.

Arthur also provides individuals (including many “C-level” executives – CEOs, CFOs, COOs, of private and public companies) and companies of all sizes with expert advice and counseling. Arthur reviews and drafts employee handbooks, employment contracts, independent contractor agreements, separation agreements, severance packages, confidentiality and non-disclosure agreements. 

Arthur also has provided sexual harassment and other employee and executive trainings to numerous employers in the communications, pharmaceutical, apparel, and banking industries, among others.

Prior to founding Whang Law Firm, P.C., Arthur practiced employment law and complex commercial litigation for elite, national law firms.

Arthur is also a certified criminal trial lawyer, and has first-chaired several jury trials to successful verdicts (including felonies) in Los Angeles County.  He has also been quoted as an employment law expert in news articles on Fox.com, USATODAY.com, and ESPN.com.

Arthur received his B.A., magna cum laude, from the University of California, Santa Barbara and his law degree from Georgetown University Law Center, where he was Executive Director of the Barristers’ Council, Georgetown’s appellate and trial advocacy governing body.  He also served as a non-commissioned officer in the United States Marine Corps Reserve.  In his spare time, Arthur enjoys travel, hiking, playing tennis and golf, and cheering on the San Diego Chargers and LA Dodgers and Kings.

Bar Admissions

  • State Bar of California
  • United States District Court, Northern District of California
  • United States District Court, Southern District of California
  • United States District Court, Central District of California
  • Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals

Testimonials

  • “Arthur is one of the most responsive attorneys that I have ever worked with. He takes his job very seriously, and really understands the playground in which he plays. I would 100% use Arthur again should another contractual issue come about. I highly recommend him.”

    GM
    (Entertainment Industry)
  • “Arthur Whang was a rock star lawyer for me! He was organized, professional, creative in his thinking and got the job done with results that were much better than I anticipated. I was definitely nervous about the whole process, but Arthur explained everything and used analogies I understood. I would recommend him in a heartbeat to anyone with employment issues.”

    LTP
    (Unpaid Wages Case)
  • “Arthur is honest, extremely knowledgeable and does an exceptional job at understanding his client’s needs. I trust Arthur personally and professionally. I highly recommend Arthur to anyone looking for the BEST employment attorney to represent them.”

    J.
    (Corporate Payroll Industry)
  • “Arthur guided us through the minefield that was our transition from employees to employers. His guidance and knowledge has been key to the successful start of our business.”

    M.
    (Construction Industry)
  • “When I have felt the need to reach out to an attorney with expertise in protecting employers and employees, Arthur’s counsel has always far exceeded my expectations.  He is responsive, efficient, and effective.  Over the years, he has helped me on multiple occasions and I am truly thankful to have found him.”

    C.C.
    (Medical Industry)
  • “I retained Whang Law Firm to draft an employee handbook for my growing law practice.  Arthur did a terrific job not only in terms of his knowledge of employment law, but in terms of getting back to me quickly and explaining the various laws in a way that made sense to a non-employment lawyer.  I would highly recommend him for your employee handbooks and other employment documents, as well as your employment advice and counseling needs.  I have also referred numerous other matters to Arthur and he has handled those with the same expert care and attention to service and detail.  I recommend Arthur and his firm without reservation.”

    D.P.
    (Legal Industry)
  • “We worked with Arthur Whang and his company on several cases mainly human resources and labor law field. With a deep understanding of our company value and philosophy, Arthur has always handle each case with care, empathy and firmness too. Arthur is very reactive and committed to provide guidance and support in a timely manner. I highly recommend Arthur and his firm.”

    Sofia
    (Cosmetics Industry)
  • “I’ve worked with Arthur on both the employee and employer side.  Arthur’s advice is always balanced; he helps clarify what issues may arise and how to balance those best with the needs of the business or individual.  He helps the client think through decisions based on potential repercussions, legal or otherwise.  I highly recommend Arthur to my clients for their employment law needs and those that have worked with him so far are very impressed.”  

    Elissa Phillips
    President Mise En Place Restaurant Services, Inc. (Restaurant Services Industry)
  • “I found Arthur to be extremely knowledgeable and responsive to my case.   He was invaluable in advising me on the matter.   Arthur was invaluable in explaining the situation in such a way that I could understand the process and make informed decisions which i could benefit from. I would highly recommend Arthur for any Labor matter he always responds quickly and I found him to be very personable, professional and to the point.”

    D. Odaka
    President (Travel Industry)
  • “I had the opportunity to work with Arthur when my position was downsized and Arthur reviewed my severance package. I was impressed with his level of legal competence and his thorough review of each issue. He took the time to make sure I understood each segment of the agreement as well as any potential mitigating factors that could affect me. His knowledge and experience in this area was the peace of mind I needed to feel reassured about signing the severance agreement.” 

    A.T.
    (Review of Separation Agreement)
  • “I originally turned to Arthur in a crisis situation with one of our employees.  Having never worked with him before, I was not sure what to expect.  He distinguished himself with his responsive, reliable, and practical counsel.  After he helped us to navigate our way through our crisis, he put in place a set of policies and agreements that will better protect our business going forward.  I have found him to be a true professional and a pleasure to work with. I recommend his services without reservation.”

    M.
    (Medical Industry)
  • “Love Serve Remember is a restaurant operating and holding company including the Café Gratitude and Gracias Madre brands including approximately 300 employees and growing.    Perhaps our biggest business challenge historically has been navigating the complex, confusing and impenetrable world of regulatory compliance in the area of human resources.   Since we retained Arthur Whang, for the first time, we actually feel like we have our arms around this issue as well as all of the related HR issues including employment contracts and healthcare.   Arthur not only completely understands these issues but, perhaps, most importantly, he has the rare ability to explain them to ley people and to offer intelligent, sound advice tailored to our business.”

    Chris and Lisa Bonbright
    Owners Love Serve Remember, LLC (Restaurant Industry)
Arthur Y. Whang, Esq.

Arthur can be reached at
(310) 479-7300