Deputy Attorney General (Consumer Protection Section, California Department of Justice)
Vivian Wang, JD ’10, was active in Kirkwood Moot Court, the Immigrants’ Rights Clinic, the Supreme Court Litigation Clinic, the Social Security Disability Project, and APALSA during her time as a student at SLS. After graduation, she clerked for Judge Diane Sykes of the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals, and Judge Jeremy Fogel of the Northern District of California. She then worked as a litigation associate at Davis Polk LLP in Menlo Park, and at Berliner Cohen LLP in San Jose. Since 2015, she has been a Deputy Attorney General in the Consumer Protection Section at the California Attorney General’s Office in San Francisco, where she has focused on higher education matters, including leading a trial team that recently won a $22 million judgment against a for-profit school. At the Attorney General’s Office, she has also authored amicus briefs and led the intern/extern program for the Bay Area offices of her section. Vivian earned her B.S. in Management Science & Engineering from Stanford University in 2005, and her M.A. in art history from the Courtauld Institute of Art in 2007. In her fleeting spare time not claimed by her 7- and 9-year-old kids, Vivian enjoys baking and visiting museums.