Tim Yeung

Tim Yeung, Partner Renne Sloan Holtzman Sakai, LLP – Sacramento Office 916.273.1707 tyeung@publiclawgroup.com


Mr. Yeung’s practice involves all areas of labor and employment law, with a particular emphasis on litigation. He has defended private and public sector employers in numerous lawsuits involving claims of discrimination, harassment and retaliation; failure to provide reasonable accommodations; whistle-blower claims; and wage and hour violations. He has extensive experience handling all aspects of litigation, including jury trials and appellate litigation in both the state and federal courts.

Mr. Yeung is also widely recognized for his expertise in public sector labor law. In 2004, he was appointed by the Governor as a Legal Adviser to the Public Employment Relations Board (PERB), where he advised the Board in over 100 precedential decisions. Mr. Yeung is one of only a handful of California attorneys to have litigated cases before PERB under the Dills Act (state employees), MMBA (city, county and other local employees), and HEERA (higher education employees). Mr. Yeung shares his experience and knowledge of PERB matters on the “California PERB Blog” (http://www.caperb.blogspot.com), the first California legal blog focused on public sector labor relations.

In addition to litigation, Mr. Yeung handles collective bargaining, both as a negotiator and providing legal advice. He is also frequently called upon to conduct workplace investigations.

Mr. Yeung, is a frequent speaker at seminars throughout California and has authored several articles on labor and employment law issues. He is currently Chair of the 6,000 member Labor & Employment Law Section of the State Bar of California and President of the Industrial Relations Association of Northern California. Mr. Yeung is a former Chair of the Labor & Employment Law Section of the Sacramento County Bar and a former member of the City of Davis Personnel Board.

Prior to joining Renne Sloan Holtzman Sakai LLP, Mr. Yeung served as a Deputy Attorney General in the Employment Law Section of the California Department of Justice. As a Deputy Attorney General, Mr. Yeung defended various state agencies, the Administrative Office of the Courts, and the California State University system in employment-related litigation. Mr. Yeung has also served as a Legal Adviser to PERB and as a Labor Relations Counsel with the California Department of Personnel Administration.

Mr. Yeung earned his B.S. from U.C. Berkeley in Business Administration with an emphasis in Human Resources. He earned his J.D. from U.C. Davis where he served as Senior Research Editor for the U.C. Davis Law Review.