April Sun

April Sun

April Sun

April Sun is an associate in the firm’s Litigation Department and is a member of its Labor + Employment Practice. She joined Goodwin in 2013, and represents clients in diverse areas of labor and employment law.




Ms. Sun has represented clients in a variety of business litigation and employment law matters. Her work has involved allegations of theft of trade secrets and confidential information; misclassification of independent contractors; wage and hour violations; unlawful retaliation and discrimination; unfair and deceptive business practices; and breaches of contract and fiduciary duty. She regularly represents clients in wage-hour class actions and matters before administrative agencies.

Ms. Sun also provides counseling in numerous areas of labor and employment law, including discrimination and harassment, wage and hour compliance, and personnel policy development and administration.

In addition to her employment practice, Ms. Sun represents clients in white collar criminal defense, FinCEN and SEC proceedings, privacy matters, and internal investigations.

Since joining the firm, Ms. Sun has maintained an active and varied pro bono practice, ranging from providing labor and employment advice to low-income entrepreneurs to litigating housing and immigration matters.

Professional Experience

Prior to joining Goodwin, Ms. Sun served as a judicial extern to the Honorable William Q. Hayes of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California and the Honorable M. James Lorenz of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California. She also served as an extern at the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Central District of California, where she assisted with white collar crime and drug trafficking prosecutions.

Ms. Sun is a member of the San Francisco Bar Association and the American Bar Association. In particular, she is a member of the ABA’s Section of Labor and Employment Law and its Standing Committee on Employment Rights and Responsibilities. Ms. Sun is also a member of the Asian Pacific American Bar Association.


While attending law school, Ms. Sun served as executive editor of the San Diego Law Review.

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J.D., 2013
University of San Diego School of Law
B.A., 2008
University of California, Riverside











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