Grace Tse assists clients in a wide range of employment and traditional labor matters. She defends wage and hour class and representative actions, as well as claims of wrongful termination, sexual harassment, discrimination, breach of contract, misappropriation of trade secrets, and unfair labor practices. Grace also provides advice and counseling, to ensure that clients’ policies and procedures comply with the National Labor Relations Act and California’s employment laws, and to assist clients in staying abreast of updates in these areas.
Grace also has significant trial experience. She was second-chair trial counsel in the defense of a company and its president against charges of violating the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, in which the judge ultimately granted defendants’ Motion to Dismiss for Prosecutorial Misconduct and dismissed all charges and the underlying indictments. Grace was also a member of the trial team defending an Internet service provider against claims of trademark, copyright, and trade dress infringement, cybersquatting, trademark dilution, and unfair competition for the use of certain Internet paid search marketing terms.
In addition to her law firm experience, Grace also served a one-year term as a federal judicial law clerk for the United States District Court for the Central District of California.
While in law school, Grace served as managing editor of the Southern California Law Review and as a teaching fellow for the Legal Writing, Research, and Advocacy Program. Prior to attending law school, she served two years as a corps member for Teach for America, during which she taught 3rd and 4th grade in one of the nation’s lowest-performing public schools in an effort to achieve educational equity.
Grace is fluent in Mandarin and Cantonese.
University of Southern California Law School, 2010, J.D.
Georgetown School of Foreign Service, 2005, B.S.
Awards and Affiliations
Member, Practice Group of the Year, Employment, Law360 (2017)