Joy Siu is an associate in the Antitrust and Competition Practice Group in the firm’s San Francisco office.
Areas of Practice
Joy’s practice focuses on litigating antitrust and competition cases, including cases based on alleged price-fixing, market allocation, boycott, monopolization and attempted monopolization, deceptive trade practices, and false advertising. She also represents corporations in government cartel investigations. Super Lawyers has recognized Joy as a Rising Star for her work.
Joy currently serves as the Co-Chair of the Student Liaison Committee of the Board of Governors of UC Hastings, where she also teaches legal research and writing. Prior to law school, Joy taught interpretation and argument, composition, and rhetoric at Carnegie Mellon University. During law school, Joy leveraged her training in persuasive writing into five best appellate brief awards as a member of the UC Hastings Moot Court Competition Team, where she also gained early courtroom experience, winning the Thomas Tang National Moot Court Competition, New York City Bar Association Regional Moot Court Competition, and David E. Snodgrass Moot Court Competition.
Northern California Rising Star, Super Lawyers, 2019-2020
- Between a Rock and a Hard Place: Vitamin C and the Future of U.S. Antitrust Enforcement Against Chinese CompaniesThe Legal 500 - Cartels Country Comparative Guide, 04.03.2019
Antitrust Law Blog
- "Maybe the FTC Can’t Take That to the Bank: The Supreme Court’s Decision in Liu v. SEC and Its Implications for the FTC’s Ability to Seek Equitable Monetary Relief," July 13, 2020
Class Action Defense Strategy Blog
- "Ninth Circuit Slams the Brakes on Nationwide Class Action Settlement; Choice of Law and Reliance Are Bumps in the Road," February 1, 2018
- "Dancing On Their Own: The California Supreme Court’s Decision in McGill v. Citibank, N.A. that Class Action Waivers Do Not Apply to Claims for Public Injunctive Relief under California’s Consumer Protection Laws," April 7, 2017
Construction Law Blog Posts
- "It’s All a Matter of [Statutory] Construction: Supreme Court Narrowly Interprets the Good Faith Dispute Exception to Prompt Payment Requirements in United Riggers & Erectors, Inc. v. Coast Iron & Steel Co." May 16, 2018
- "'Good Faith' May Not Be Good Enough: California Supreme Court to Decide When General Contractors Can Withhold Retention," March 7, 2018
- "Picerne Construction Corp. v. Castellino Villas (Feb. 18, 2016, C071197)," January 23, 2017
- Law360, 01.23.2019
- Law360, 07.06.2018
J.D., UC Hastings College of the Law, 2015, cum laude
M.A., Carnegie Mellon University, 2010
B.A., University of North Texas, 2009, magna cum laude
- Externed for the Honorable Nathanael Cousins in the Northern District of California
- U.S. District Court for the Northern, Central, Eastern, and Southern Districts of California
- U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit