The San Diego‐based firm of Wilson Turner Kosmo, one the largest certified women‐owned law firms in California, has boosted its breadth of legal talent with the addition of four business litigants, Hang Alexandra Do, Olivia Miner, Michelle Pacis and Nicole Roysdon.
Hang Alexandra Do
Hang Alexandra Do joins the firm’s Employment Law, Class Actions and Business Litigation practice groups, where she will represent employers across an array of industiries in employment disputes regarding discrimination, harassment, retaliation, failure to accommodate and wage and hour issues.
Prior to joining WTK, she defended companies and individuals in employment, class-action, insurance and intellectual property disputes in both state and federal courts. She is an active member of the Leadership Development Committee for the Association of Business Trial Lawyers, San Diego Chapter.
Do earned her J.D. from California Western School of Law. Prior to law school, she worked as an organic chemistry research scientist synthesizing and characterizing newly developed synthetic organic compounds. She also holds an M.S. in chemistry from California State University, Fullerton and a B.S. in biology from the University of California, Riverside. She is fluent in French.
Olivia Miner brings extensive knowledge in defending corporations and individuals involved in civil litigation to the firm’s Business Litigation, Product Liability and Warranty practice groups. In her four years of practice, Miner has represented clients in every stage of litiation, from dispute resolution to trial, and in areas including premisis liability and contract disputes. In her prior role, Miner specialized in the analysis, detection and exposure of fraudulent medical treatment and billing practices.
After graduating from the University of California, Irvine with a B.A. in political sciene, Miner pursued a career in accounting and contract compliance at an international government contracting firm. Miner later earned her J.D. from California Western School of Law, during which time she served as a law clerk for the General Litigation Unit of the San Diego City Attroney’s Office.
A member of WTK’s Employment Law practice group, Michelle Pacis defends employers against discrimination, harassment, retaliation, failure to accommodate and whistleblower claims. Additionally, she advises employers on issues related to Human Resources and employee discipline and conducts internal investigations in response to Equal Employment Opportunity complaints.
Prior to joing WTK, Pacis was an associate at a San Diego-based civil litigation defense firm where she represented public entities, including K-12 public school, community college and water districts.
She earned her J.D., cum laude, from California Western School of Law. Pacis served as a legal intern during law school for the California Department of Transportation and California Office of the Attorney General. Pacis received her B.A. in political science from San Diego State University.
Nicole Roysdon, a member of the firm’s Employment Law and Class Actions practice groups, has over 10 years’ experience in complex and multi-party litigation in state and federal courts, as well as arbitration.
Roysdon’s practice is focused on representing employers in a variety of employment disputes, including wage and hour litigation, wrongful termination, discrimination, harassment and retaliation. Roysdon also advises clients regarding compliance issues to prevent future litigation and has experience drafting employee handbooks and employment agreements.
Before coming to WTK, Roysdon represented employees in wage and hour class actions and Private Attorneys General Act (PAGA) actions — experience that provides a unique, and inside perspective, into plaintiffs’ litigation strategy.
Roysdon received a J.D. from the University of San Diego, School of Law and B.A. in political science and communications, cum laude, from the University of Southern California. During law school, she served as a judicial extern for the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California.
About Wilson Turner Kosmo
Wilson Turner Kosmo serves as California trial counsel for local and national companies and public institutions. The firm’s 35 lawyers provide litigation expertise in the areas of product liability, employment law, class actions and general business litigation. Established in 1991, Wilson Turner Kosmo’s attorneys are frequently honored for their commitment to the legal profession and the San Diego community. The firm is one of the largest women‐owned law firms in California and is certified by the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council, the National Association of Minority and Women Owned Law Firms and The Supplier Clearinghouse for the Utility Supplier Diversity Program of the California Public Utilities Commission. For more information, visit www.wilsonturnerkosmo.com.