Steve Ngo is Senior Counsel in Lozano Smith's Santa Rosa office and co-chair of the firm's Higher Education Practice Group. He is a skilled litigator in labor and employment, civil rights, personal injury and breach of contract disputes. Mr. Ngo has extensive experience representing clients in state and federal courts, as well as in mediation and arbitration proceedings. He provides a full range of legal advice and services to California's K-12 and community college districts, universities, and numerous cities, counties, and special districts.
Prior to joining Lozano Smith, Mr. Ngo was a founding principal and managing attorney at a law firm in San Francisco, where he provided broad litigation and transactional services to his clients. In addition, he has worked as a litigation associate at a full-service law firm and as a law clerk for the Energy Task Force of the California Attorney General.
Mr. Ngo earned his Juris Doctor degree from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law. He earned a Master of Public Policy from Georgetown University and a Bachelor of Arts degree from University of California, Los Angeles.
Mr. Ngo has been involved in many legal and community organizations, including serving on the Governing Board of Trustees for the San Francisco Community College District. Mr. Ngo is also a member of the Asian American Bar Association of the Bay Area, where he served as the Former Chair of the Civil Rights Committee.