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.

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Ms. Sun focuses her practice on counseling and litigating on behalf of companies across industries in complex labor and employment matters. She litigates actions in federal and state courts involving employee mobility issues (such as trade secret misappropriation, non-competes and other restrictive covenants), misclassification of independent contractors, wage and hour violations, retaliation, harassment, and discrimination. She has also represented clients in matters before the National Labor Relations Board and other administrative agencies charged with enforcement of labor and employment laws.

As part of her counseling practice, Ms. Sun regularly advises companies on difficult employee relations and compliance issues, such as sexual harassment, discrimination, workplace investigations, large scale reductions-in-force, employee classification, and personnel policy development and administration. She also assists clients in the drafting and negotiation of critical agreements needed during the employee hiring and termination process, including executive employment agreements, separation agreements and well-crafted restrictive covenants.

In addition to her litigation and counseling practice, Ms. Sun provides employment law expertise in connection with mergers and acquisitions, financings and asset deals.

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 a law clerk at the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Central District of California, where she worked on 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.

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While attending law school, Ms. Sun was 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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California

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U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
U.S. District Court for the Central District of California
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California
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