Tressler LLP, Irvine, CA
Bicvan Brown is a partner and Co-Chair of Tressler's Professional Liability and Employment Group. She also chairs the national firm’s Diversity & Inclusion Committee. She focuses her practice in all aspects of employment matters, including employment trials, arbitrations and mediations. She defends employers before state and federal agencies while providing advice and counsel against claims such as wage and hour in individual and class actions, PAGA, wrongful termination, sexual harassment, discrimination, retaliation, and whistleblowing. She is fluent in Vietnamese and Spanish, and she provides advice about as well as translates workplace policies, employee handbooks and agreements. She regularly authors legal articles and speaks at seminars, including sexual harassment prevention training conducted in Vietnamese, with the purpose of helping employers and their insurers regarding best practices to minimize risk in California.
Bicvan graduated from the University of California at Irvine and Western State College of Law. She began her career with general liability practice in 1999 in a mass toxic torts action responding to discovery on behalf of Spanish-only speakers, after having externed at the Legal Aid Society of Orange County, where she used both her Spanish and Vietnamese language abilities. Since then, she has also defended Fortune 500 companies in catastrophic injury and personal injury matters, and she has defended insurers in subrogation actions. She obtained a defense verdict in her most recent subrogation trial.