Michelle Yang is an Associate in the firm's Employment and Municipal Litigation Departments. Michelle represents employers and employees in a wide array of matters, including claims of harassment, hostile work environment, and discrimination on the basis of sex, race, disability, age, pregnancy, religion, and national origin. She also represents public entities, officials, and employees in Title 59 and civil rights actions, including excessive force, wrongful arrest, and malicious prosecution.
Prior to joining Hoagland Longo in 2021, Michelle worked at a regional law firm in Paramus, New Jersey, where she handled labor and employment and municipality matters. Prior to that, she served as a judicial law clerk for the Honorable Mark P. Ciarrocca, P.J.Cv., the Honorable Katherine R. Dupuis, P.J.Ch., and the Honorable Joseph P. Perfilio, J.S.C., where she gained exposure to a variety of civil and chancery matters.
Michelle received her undergraduate degree from Rutgers University and her law degree from Rutgers Law School, where she was a clinical law student for the Rutgers Intellectual Property Law Clinic and served as Publication Editor for the Rutgers Computer and Technology Law Journal. Michelle also served as Secretary of the Asian Pacific American Law Student Association and was part of the Minority Student Program. She is fluent in Cantonese.
- Member, New Jersey State Bar Association