Fish & Richardson Welcomes New Litigation Associates Cheryl Wang, James Yang to San Diego Office

Fish & Richardson Welcomes New Litigation Associates Cheryl Wang, James Yang to San Diego Office

Fish & Richardson, the premier international intellectual property law firm, continues to add leading scientific and legal talent to its lineup of attorneys, including Cheryl Wang and James Yang in the firm’s San Diego-based, Southern California office.

 “We are thrilled to welcome Cheryl and James, who previously shined in our Summer Associate program,” said Michael Amon, co-managing principal of Fish’s Southern California office. “Fish is committed to investing in the futures of our most junior attorneys. Working hand-in-hand with our more seasoned associates and principals, Cheryl and James will gain firsthand litigation experiences while contributing to Fish’s continued success and diversity.”

Wang joins the Litigation Practice Group where she will focus her legal work on patent litigation matters. Prior to joining Fish, Wang worked as a judicial intern for the San Diego Superior Court and as a pro bono volunteer.

She received her J.D. in 2018 from the University of Virginia School of Law where she was the article editor for the Virginia Tax Review and the Co-President of the Asian Pacific American Law Student Association. Prior to law school, she researched novel antibiotic compounds and porous silicon nanotechnology. Wang received her B.S. in Chemistry from University of California, San Diego in 2014. She is fluent in Mandarin and is admitted to the State Bar of California.

Yang also joins the firm’s Litigation Practice Group, focusing his practice on patent litigation matters.

A 2018 graduate of Harvard Law School, Yang earned his J.D., cum laude, and served as an article editor for the biannual Harvard Journal of Law & Technology. Yang received his B.S. in Biochemistry from McMaster University in 2012. He is fluent in Korean and is admitted to the State Bar of California.

Fish & Richardson, a premier global intellectual property law firm, is sought-after and trusted by the world’s most innovative brands and influential technology leaders. Fish offers patent prosecution, counseling and litigation; trademark and copyright prosecution, counseling and litigation; and commercial litigation services. Our deep bench of attorneys with first-chair trial experience in every technology makes us the go-to firm for the most technically complex cases. We have an established reputation as a top-tier firm for patent portfolio planning, strategy and prosecution, as well as post-grant proceedings at the PTAB. Fish was established in 1878, and now has more than 400 attorneys and technology specialists in the U.S., Europe and China. Our success is rooted in our creative and inclusive culture, which values the diversity of people, experiences and perspectives. For more information, visit or follow us at @FishRichardson.