J.D., Pepperdine University School of Law
B.A., University of La Verne
Wendy Lau is a knowledgeable litigator with over 16 years of experience in business transactions, contracts, construction, labor and employment, and general liability. She has served as legal counsel to hundreds of companies ranging from local start-ups to multi-million dollar national corporations and is well-versed in defending clients in litigation and providing proactive guidance on organizational risk management and compliance. From her role as a partner at Wood Smith Henning & Berman, LLP, a national law firm with 24 offices across the country, to her new position as Risk Management Lead – West Region for AECOM, a global Fortune 500 company, Lau’s professional expertise includes strategic planning, team building, fiscal accountability, onboarding and professional development, and talent management and pipelining. Additionally, Lau’s volunteer responsibilities include serving on Phi Sigma Sigma’s Supreme Council (board of directors) for 10 years as a director and as Grand Vice Archon – Finance, a trustee for the University of La Verne, and a planning commissioner for the City of La Verne.