Executive Board

Meet our members of the executive board for 2019-2020

Sarah Yang

Treasurer

Hometown: San Dimas, California

Undergrad: University of California, Berkeley | Business Administration

About: When I'm not reading for class (which is more often than not), I'm usually attempting a new bread recipe or reading for fun at a coffee shop.

Claire Chang

Social

Hometown: Vancouver, Canada

Undergrad: University of British Columbia | Electrical Engineering

About: Hey! My name is Claire and I am originally from Vancouver, Canada. I came to law school with an interest in IP because of my Electrical Engineering background and will continue to work at an IP firm next summer. I love going on hikes, exploring new places, and just traveling in general.

Shannon Lieu

Professional Development

Hometown: Santa Clarita, California

Undergrad: University of California, Berkeley | Business Administration & Economics

About: I've lived in California my entire life and have no intentions of ever leaving! Before law school, I was an auditor at Deloitte and I came to law school to pursue a career in corporate law. In my spare time, I enjoy checking out new boba shops, teaching people about Korean skincare, and playing with other people's dogs.

David Feirstein

Academic

Hometown: Huntington Beach, California

Undergrad: University of California, Berkeley | Economics

About: Hi! I am originally from Huntington Beach, California. I came to law school with an interest in transactional work because of my background in economics and accounting. After law school, I'm hoping to work in real estate finance or mergers and acquisitions. When I'm not working, I like to stay active and be outdoors with my pups.

Idrian Mollaneda

Cross-Affinity

Hometown: Cebu City, Philippines

Undergrad: University of Arizona | Political Science & Environmental Studies

About: I was born and raised in the Philippines and moved to the US when I was twelve. I lived in Maryland, then Arizona, and now California. I have loved the Bay Area since moving here, and plan on starting my legal career here. My legal interests are general litigation and appellate advocacy. In my free time, I like to cook, stream TV shows, and explore San Francisco.

Hailey Yook

Internal Development

Hometown: Fairfax, Virginia

Undergrad: University of California, Berkeley | Media Studies

About: I grew up in Santiago, Seoul, and Virginia, before coming out to the Bay Area. I aim to practice corporate law upon graduation. In my previous life, I created product marketing and PR content for tech companies in San Francisco.

Rachel Wu

Social

Hometown: Cupertino, California

Undergrad: University of California, Irvine | Economics

About: I am a Bay Area native originally from Cupertino, CA. I worked as a paralegal at a small boutique before coming to Berkeley. Next summer, I will be working at a big law firm in San Francisco doing emerging company and venture capital work. In my free time, I love trying new restaurants and traveling.

Clark Zhang

Professional Development

Hometown: Arcadia, California

Undergrad: Harvey Mudd College | Engineering

About: I grew up in SoCal, trekked out to Baltimore for school, and then returned to California (though NorCal this go-around!) Prior to law school, I worked as a patent agent and interfaced with Silicon Valley companies in developing their patent portfolios. I enjoy all things technology and in my spare time, enjoy competitive sports (both watching and playing).

Jolene Xie

Dale Minami

Hometown: San Diego, California

Undergrad: University of California, Berkeley | Art History & Economics

About: I enjoy day hikes, photography, illustration, and design, and I say yes way too often to coffee.

Theresa Tan

Social

Hometown: Austin, Texas

Undergrad: University of Texas at Austin | Finance

About: I came to law school because I wanted to do interesting and impactful work that could have a positive impact on my local community. However, because bills and school debt have to be paid, for now I aspire to be an effective IP litigator. We'll see if I find my way back to the light. Before embarking on my legal career, I worked as s financial analyst at different Bay Area tech companies. In my spare time, I enjoy the occasional outdoor hike, baking bread, and knitting sweaters. I also adore visiting bakeries of all kinds, shapes, and sizes.

Karen Yang

Social

Hometown: San Francisco, California

Undergrad: University of California, Berkeley | Integrative Biology

About: I am a born and raised native San Franciscan. I attended UC Berkeley for undergrad, majoring in integrative biology, Following a 1L summer doing patent litigation, I will be doing corporate work (M&A, capital markets) for my 2L summer. In my free time, I enjoy attending concerts, visiting the newest rooftop bars in the city, and wining and dining across the Bay Area.

Kevin Yang

Academic

Hometown: Los Altos, California

Undergrad: California Institute of Technology | Computer Science 

About: For a while, I've been interested in both computers and law, and I'm here to embark on a career that will involve both. Just need to stop wasting so much of my time on the Internet first!

Alex Mabanta

Dale Minami

Hometown: Saratoga, California

Undergrad: University of California, Berkeley | Political Science & Rhetoric with a minor in Human Rights

About: Before law school, I led campaigns to defeat gerrymandering and voter suppression laws against Asian American and Pacific Islanders in Silicon Valley.