Kenneth Wu

  • Bankruptcy, Civil Rights, Employment Law...
  • District of Columbia, Illinois
Claimed Lawyer Profile

Prior to co-founding Lopez & Wu, PLLC, Mr. Wu specialized in representing federal employees at the internationally recognized law firm of Passman & Kaplan. Mr. Wu has years of experience representing federal employees in discrimination cases at the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission ("EEOC") and appeals at the Merit Systems Protection Board. Mr. Wu has also developed an expertise litigating private sector employment cases in federal court.

During law school, Mr. Wu interned for EEOC Vice Chair Paul Igasaki, where he reviewed federal and private sector cases involving race, sex, disability, and age discrimination. Mr. Wu also worked as a law clerk at Vladeck, Waldman, Elias & Engelhard in New York City, where he also specialized in employment discrimination law.

Mr. Wu is from Illinois and graduated from Northwestern University where he majored in Molecular Biology and minored in Art History. Before law school, Mr. Wu worked as a research fellow at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland.

Mr. Wu graduated from Washington University School of Law in May 2003 where he served as the Editor-in-Chief of the Global Studies Law Review.

Practice Areas
  • Bankruptcy
  • Civil Rights
  • Employment Law
  • Gov & Administrative Law
  • Immigration Law
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
District of Columbia
Washington University School of Law
Northwestern University
B.A. | Molecular Biology, Art History
Honors: Departmental Honors in Biology, David Shemin Fellowship, Cancer Research Award
Professional Associations
Asian Pacific American Bar Association of DC
Partners Forum Co-Chair
- Current
Wesley Housing Development Corporation
Board Member
- Current
Asian Pacific American Bar Association of Washington, DC
- Current
National Asian Pacific American Bar Association
- Current
Metropolitan Washington Employment Lawyers Association
- Current
Articles & Publications
Compensatory Damages in the Federal Sector
BNA Employment Discrimination Report
Contributor to Federal Employees Legal Survival Guide
Workplace Fairness
The Protruding Nail Gets Hammered Down: Discrimination Against Foreign Workers in Japan
Washington University Global Studies Law Review
Websites & Blogs
Contact & Map
Lopez & Wu, PLLC
1818 Library St.
Suite 500
Reston, VA 20190
Telephone: (703) 835-6145