Overview

Jacqueline Hang represents California public school districts, community college districts, and county offices of education in all areas of general education law. Ms. Hang has significant experience conducting impartial, prompt, thorough, and effective workplace investigations and Title IX investigations. She also provides legal counsel on matters involving discrimination, harassment, and retaliation claims, reasonable accommodation requirements, and discipline and dismissal in personnel matters. Ms. Hang also advises school districts and county offices of education in all areas of student discipline including suspensions, expulsion hearings, and expulsion appeals. As a member of the firm’s Title IX group, Ms. Hang regularly advises on Title IX investigations and compliance with the federal Title IX regulations.  In addition, she provides counsel for a full range of legal issues relating to charter schools, including operational compliance review and monitoring, complaint investigations, petitions and appeals, and operating agreements. 

Ms. Hang is an experienced and effective trainer on a variety of legal issues, including Title IX sexual misconduct matters; prevention of sexual harassment, discrimination, bullying and retaliation; understanding student discipline laws; conducting internal investigations; cultural competence; and the FRISK® Documentation Model (progressive intervention).

During college, Ms. Hang co-founded the Berkeley chapter of the International Justice Mission, a human rights organization dedicated to fighting sex trafficking. In law school, she served as President of McGeorge Women’s Caucus. She also earned extensive recognition for her appellate advocacy skills, including being selected for the Order of Barristers and the Moot Court Honors Board, winning the Best Brief Award in the ABA National Appellate Advocacy Competition, and being named Best Advocate in the Regional NYC Bar Association National Competition.

Practice Areas

News & Publications

Events & Speaking Engagements

Community Involvement

Community & Professional

  • Sacramento County Bar Association, Member
  • Asian Pacific Bar Association of Sacramento, Member
  • National Asian Pacific American Bar Association, Member
  • New Leaders Council, 2024 Fellow

Education

J.D., University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law
B.A., University of California, Berkeley

Admissions

  • 2015, California
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