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Ellen Wu is a 2017 Southern California Rising Star

Jun 13, 2017 | Press Releases

San Francisco, CA—Dannis Woliver Kelley (DWK) is proud to announce that Ellen Wu, Special Counsel in our Long Beach office, has been recognized as a Rising Star and will be included in the 2017 Southern California Super Lawyers’ Rising Stars list. In each state, no more than 2.5 percent of attorneys are chosen to receive this recognition. In order to be selected to this list, an attorney must either be under the age of 40 or in practice for 10 years or less.

Ellen has more than seven years of experience in the area of labor and employment law.  She represents and advises school and community college districts in all aspects of labor, employment and personnel matters. For more information about Super Lawyers, visit


Dannis Woliver Kelley is a full service education law firm focused entirely on serving and providing legal representation for California public school districts, county offices of education, community colleges and other educational organizations. Established in 1976, DWK is one of the largest women-owned law firms in the country. The firm’s areas of practice include: Board Ethics, Transparency and Accountability; Business and Property; Charter Schools; Construction; Labor, Employment and Personnel; Litigation; Public Finance; and Students and Special Education. DWK provides preventive, practical and cost effective legal counsel on key issues surrounding your core mission—the education of students.


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