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Brown, Bicvan Associate

  • Los Angeles
    1901 Avenue of the Stars
    Suite 450
    Los Angeles, CA 90067
    Orange County, CA
    2 Park Plaza
    Suite 1050
    Irvine, CA 92614
  • T: 949.336.1633
  • F: 949.752.0645
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  • Practice Areas
  • Education
    J.D., Western State University College of Law
    Certificate, Duke University , International Law
    B.A., University of California, Irvine , Social Ecology
  • Languages
    English, Spanish, Vietnamese
  • Bar Admissions
    California , 1999
  • Court Admissions

Brown, Bicvan Associate

Practice Focus

Bicvan Brown is an associate in the Employment Litigation practice. She focuses her practice on labor and employment trials, arbitrations and mediations. She has experience in handling wage and hour claims and class actions, consumer class actions, workers’ compensation defense, and insurance defense matters. Bicvan also has a general liability practice in post-foreclosure evictions, housing discrimination, catastrophic injuries, personal injuries, and mass toxic torts.  

Her litigation practice includes defending employment actions under the Fair Employment and Housing Act including gender, pregnancy, race, ancestry, color, religion, age, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, wrongful termination claims, whistleblower claims, wage and hour claims, class actions, FLSA collective actions, PAGA actions, harassment, and retaliation matters. Bicvan also represents employers in administrative actions before the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Department of Fair Employment and Housing, and the California Labor Commission.

Bicvan recently prevailed on summary judgment on behalf of an individual supervisor sued for age-based harassment, disability-based harassment, and intentional infliction of emotional distress. She also recently obtained a dismissal on behalf of a company sued for negligent supervision and retention. 

Bicvan started her general liability practice in 1999 in a mass toxic torts action, using her Spanish language abilities. Since then, she has 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.

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Vietnamese American Bar Association of Southern California, Member
  • National Asian Pacific American Bar Association, Member
  • Claims & Litigation Management Alliance, Member
  • Professional Liability Underwriting Society (PLUS), Member
  • Emerging Insurance Professionals, Member

Publications

Recent Publications

Presentations

"Successfully Navigating the ADA-Required Interactive Process," Webinar to Knowledge Conferences, May 11, 2017 

"PAGA/Class Actions/ADA Interactive Process," CLE webinar to Tressler LLP, May 17, 2017

“How To Hire And Fire Employees,” September 19, 2017 

“Leave Law Updates Including The California New Parent Leave Act,” January 23, 2018