Wang joins Gallop as associate in labor and employment law

The Madison County Record Dec. 9, 2011, 4:39am


The Gallop law firm announced recently that attorney Johnny S. Wang has joined the firm as an associate in its Labor & Employment Law Department.

Wang will focus his practice in areas that include defense of discrimination claims; non-competition, non-solicitation and confidentiality agreements; ERISA claims; civil litigation and related labor and employment legal matters.

Before joining Gallop, Wang represented domestic and international clients in labor and employment matters in Missouri for a large, Chicago-based law firm. He is conversational in Mandarin, proficient in French and speaks basic Spanish.

Bradley Kafka, chair of Gallop's Labor & Employment Law Department, said, "Johnny S. Wang is an experienced attorney whose expertise in labor and employment law in Missouri and Illinois, and his multi-lingual capabilities, will provide value for our clients in a variety of industries."

Wang is admitted to practice in Missouri and U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Missouri and Western District of Missouri; Illinois and U.S. District Court, Southern District of Illinois; and the U.S. Court of Appeals, 8th Circuit.

He received his J.D. from Washington University School of Law and a B.A. in political science and philosophy from the University of Missouri-Columbia.

As an attorney, Wang is involved with the Asian-American business communities in addition to other international and ethnic minority business communities in Missouri and Illinois.

He is president of the Missouri Asian American Bar Association, vice-chairman of the Asian American Chamber of Commerce of St. Louis and a member of Leadership 100 for the Regional Business Council.

Wang can be reached at Gallop by calling (314) 615-6000, or via email at

Gallop, Johnson & Neuman, L.C., is a full-service law firm that provides legal services to clients in diverse industries and is one of the largest law firms headquartered in St. Louis. With more than 30 practice areas, Gallop also has offices in Washington, D.C. and Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Gallop serves public corporations; privately-held companies; entrepreneurs and start-up enterprises; individuals and families; trustees and trust beneficiaries; charities; and non-profit entities. The firm's headquarters are at 101 South Hanley Road, Suite 1700, in Clayton, Mo.

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