Angel L. Garrett

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  • J.D., cum laude, 2006
    University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign College of Law
  • B.S., Regents Scholar, Haas Undergraduate Business Program, 2003
    University of California, Berkeley
  • B.A, 2003
    University of California, Berkeley

Professional Career

  • 2012 - Present
    Director (Special Counsel Prior to 2019)
    Trucker Huss
    San Francisco, California
  • 2008 - 2012
    Morgan, Lewis & Bockius, LLP
    San Francisco, California
  • 2007 - 2008
    Associate, Kraw & Kraw, LLP
    San Jose, California
  • 2006 - 2007
    Kostopoulos & Associates, PLLC
    Warren, Michigan

Professional Licenses
and Affiliations

  • Director at Large, Asian American Bar Association of the Greater Bay Area
  • Chair, Mentorship Committee, Queen’s Bench Bar Association of the San Francisco Bay Area
  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Member, The State Bar of California
  • Member, The State Bar of Michigan
  • Member, Bar Association of San Francisco

Angel represents plan sponsors, fiduciaries, and service providers in ERISA class action and single plaintiff lawsuits nationwide.  She has a broad range of experience in employee benefits law and fiduciary breach matters.

Angel has counseled and defended clients in matters involving employer stock option plans, employee stock valuation, inclusion of employer stock in retirement plans, investment of plan assets, management and recordkeeping fees, executive compensation arrangements, disability claims, and church and governmental plans.  She has managed employee benefits and ERISA cases in all stages of litigation in state and federal courts, and before arbitration panels and administrative agencies.

Along with defending her clients in litigation, Angel counsels public and private employers and non-profit organizations on a variety of issues, including those related to fiduciary responsibility, prohibited transactions, benefit claims, disclosure obligations, and qualified domestic relations orders. She also represents plan fiduciaries in Department of Labor investigations.

With her legal and business background, Angel is able to provide practical advice for clients that does not inhibit business operations and consequently helps minimize the need for costly and potentially unnecessary litigation.

Angel has been recognized as a 2015 and 2016 “Rising Star”, and as a 2019 “Super Lawyer” by the Northern California Super Lawyers publication. She is admitted to practice in California and Michigan. Angel is also fluent in Mandarin and Taiwanese.