Sideman & Bancroft Adds Civil Litigation Associate Ellen Liu

October 2012

SAN FRANCISCO, October 29, 2012 – Sideman & Bancroft LLP (“Sideman”) is pleased to announce that Ellen P. Liu has joined the firm as associate in the Civil Litigation Group. Ms. Liu comes to Sideman from the Presiding Judge’s Department at San Francisco Superior Court, where as a law clerk she focused on trial and Appellate Division matters.

“Ellen is an exceptional young attorney,” said managing partner Ellen Kahn. “Her experience working in the California and federal court systems will be invaluable to our Civil Litigation practice and we’re excited to have her on board.”

Ms. Liu earned her law degree, cum laude, from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law, in 2011. While in law school, Ms. Liu served as a judicial extern for the Hon. Maxine M. Chesney, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California and the Hon. Jeffrey S. Ross, San Francisco Superior Court. Ms. Liu was a senior notes editor on the Hastings Law Journal and received the CALI and Witkin Awards for Excellence in Antitrust and Pretrial Practice. She received her B.A. from Brown University in 2008.