Lori Chiu is an associate in the firm's San Diego area office. She primarily represents clients in labor and employment, as well as business, facilities, and real estate matters. Ms. Chiu also assists school districts in the practice areas of eMatters and governance and leadership.
Prior to joining Fagen Friedman & Fulfrost, Ms. Chiu worked as a law clerk for a local general practice law firm. During law school, she served as a corporate counsel intern at Jack in the Box's corporate headquarters in San Diego. She also served as a law clerk for several public agencies, including the Major Frauds Section of the United States Attorney's Office and the United States Department of Justice, Office of the United States Trustee, both in San Diego. She currently serves as an adjunct professor of law at the University of San Diego School of Law, where she teaches appellate advocacy to law students.
Ms. Chiu earned her Juris Doctor from the University of San Diego School of Law. While there, she received the Order of Barristers Statue of Justice Award, and was also the recipient of the Student Leader Scholarship and Summer Community Service Grant. Additionally, she chaired the USD Appellate Moot Court Board and was a Permanent Member of the San Diego International Law Journal. Ms. Chiu's legal writing includes publication of Drawing the Line Between Competing Interests: Strengthening Online Data Privacy Protection in an Increasingly Networked World (14 San Diego Int'l L.J. 281(2013)). She also holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from the University of California, Irvine.
Prior to beginning her legal career, Ms. Chiu was as an assistant account executive with Ogilvy Public Relations Worldwide and worked as a Native English Teacher in Tokyo, Japan.