Helen is a partner in the Los Angeles office of K&L Gates LLP and a member of its Securities & Transactions Litigation Group. She represents public and private companies, their directors, officers and principal shareholders in complex commercial litigation, including the defense of securities and other class actions, shareholder derivative suits and related regulatory investigations. Helen has been named three times by the Daily Journal as one of the top women litigators in California. She recently finished her term as Chair of the American Bar Association Commission on Racial & Ethnic Diversity in the Profession. Helen is a former president of the Women Lawyers Association of Los Angeles and served as a past chair of the LACBA/WLALA Joint Task Force on the Retention and Promotion of Women in the Profession. She is also a past president of the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association. She is a graduate of Harvard College and the Yale Law School, where she was Note Editor of the Yale Law Journal. She also holds a degree from the Juilliard School of Music (M.M., classical piano performance).