Arthur Liou joined Leonard Carder as an associate in September 2009. He represents public and private sector labor unions, providing advice and advocacy in arbitrations, administrative proceedings, and litigation. In addition, Mr. Liou represents workers in class action wage-and-hour litigation.
Mr. Liou is a former law clerk to the Honorable Betty B. Fletcher of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. Prior to that, he served as a legal research attorney for the Honorable Peter Busch in the law and motion department of the San Francisco Superior Court, where he was also a member of the International Federation of Professional and Technical Engineers, Local 21.
Mr. Liou graduated from the University of California Berkeley, School of Law (Boalt Hall) in 2007. During law school, he worked at a variety of public interest organizations, including the Asian Law Caucus, where he was a Peggy Browning Fellow, the East Bay Community Law Center, the Brennan Center for Justice, and Public Advocates. He was also Editor-in-Chief of the Asian American Law Journal and Projects Editor for the California Law Review.
Before attending Boalt Hall, Mr. Liou organized workers in healthcare, the public sector, and education for the Service Employees International Union, Local 715. He graduated with a bachelor of arts from Yale University in 2001.
Mr. Liou currently serves as a board member for the Berkeley Law Foundation and enjoys muay thai kickboxing in his spare time.