TIFFANY W. TAI
Tiffany W. Tai has been with the firm since 1995, first as a law clerk and later as an associate attorney before becoming partner in 2005. Ms. Tai’s practice focuses on general civil and business litigation, with an emphasis on intellectual property matters involving copyright, patent, trademark, trade dress and trade secret issues as well as unfair competition. Ms. Tai has been voted a Top Attorney by Pasadena Magazine five years running, and currently sits on the board of directors for Neighborhood Legal Services of Los Angeles County, where she served as president from 2010-2011.
Ms. Tai is a 1997 graduate of the USC Gould School of Law, and also holds a master of arts degree from the USC Annenberg School for Communication.
As a litigation partner with the firm, Ms. Tai represents individual and corporate clients in both federal and state court actions through all phases of civil litigation from intake to appeal. She has appeared before the Federal Circuit Court of Appeals and the Second District Court of Appeals for the State of California. Ms. Tai is fluent in Mandarin Chinese, and many of her clients include individuals and companies located overseas with business concerns in the United States.
Ms. Tai is active in the Asian Pacific American Women Lawyers Alliance and has served on the board of directors for Neighborhood Legal Services of Los Angeles County since 2003.
USC Gould School of Law (J.D., 1997) Carolyn Craig Franklin Scholar, Hale Moot Court Honors Program Quarterfinalist (1995-96) and Administrative Vice Chair (1996-97)
USC Annenberg School for Communication (M.A. Communication Management, 1997)
University of Southern California (B.A. Broadcast Journalism and Political Science, 1994) Graduated Magna Cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa, Dean’s Scholar, Golden Key National Honor Society, Alpha Lambda Delta National Honor Society, Mortar Board Senior Honor Society (membership co-chair)
PUBLICATIONS and ACTIVITIES
Neighborhood Legal Services of Los Angeles County – member and past president of the board of directors
Asian Pacific American Women Lawyers Alliance
California Supreme Court
United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit and Federal Circuit
United States District Court for the Central and Northern Districts of California
Los Angeles County Bar Association
San Gabriel Valley Bar Association
Pasadena Bar Association
Southern California Chinese Lawyers Association
Taiwanese American Lawyers Association