Karen Kithan Yau
Karen Kithan Yau is an associate at the law firm of Vladeck, Waldman, Elias & Engelhard, P.C.. She practices in the area of employment law, representing employees indiscrimination and wage and hour matters. Ms. Yau was a Skadden Fellow and a staff attorney at the National Employment Law Project, Inc. from 1996 to 1998 where she assisted workfare workers in New York City in asserting their employment rights. Fluent in Cantonese, Ms. Yau worked as a community organizer on the Lower East Side and in Chinatown prior to law school. Ms. Yau graduated from Northeastern University School of Law in 1996 and SUNY Stony Brook in 1989.