Sacramento County Bar Foundation Centennial Fellows are attorneys at the pinnacle of achievement who, through distinguished professional accomplishment, substantial civic involvement and philanthropy, have earned a legacy as pillars of the Sacramento legal community. As part of the Sacramento County Bar Association’s 100-year anniversary celebration, the Foundation has worked diligently to identify candidates to be recognized as Centennial Fellows. The following are attorneys suitable to be recognized as preeminent leaders in the community. All of these Fellows are members of the Sacramento County Bar Association.
TIMOTHY YEUNG is the managing partner of Sloan Sakai Yeung & Wong LLP, where his practice involves all areas of labor and employment law, with a particular emphasis on litigation. He has defended private and public sector employers in numerous lawsuits, and has experience at the trial and appellate level in both state and federal courts.
Yeung is also a recognized expert in public sector labor law. He has litigated a host of cases before the Public Employment Relations Board and handled numerous labor arbitrations. He also serves as a chief negotiator for employers in labor contract negotiations.
In 2004, Yeung was appointed by the Governor as a Legal Adviser to the Public Employment Relations Board, where he advised the Board in over 100 precedential decisions.
Yeung is a past chairperson of the State Bar of California’s Labor and Employment Law Section and the Labor & Employment Law Section of the SCBA. He is also the past President of the Labor and Employment Relations Association of Northern California. Yeung is a frequent speaker at seminars throughout California and has authored several articles and publications on labor and employment law issues, including serving as editor for the MMBA Pocket Guide published by the California Public Employees Program and a chapter author for the California Public Sector Employment Law treatise published by Matthew Bender. Yeung is also the founder and author of the California PERB Blog, the first California legal blog focused on public sector labor relations. In addition to his professional work, Yeung was one of the inaugural volunteers at the Employment Law Clinic sponsored by the the Voluntary Legal Services Program and was a member of the City of Davis Personnel Board.
Yeung is a graduate of the UC Davis School of Law.