Rhonda L. Woo

Senior Counsel

Rhonda L Woo Senior Counsel at Ridley Master

Education

Ms. Woo graduated with a B.S. in Accounting and Finance from the University of California, Berkeley. Upon graduation, she joined a Big Eight accounting firm as an auditor.

After a few years, the lure of the law enticed Ms. Woo to enroll at UC Hastings College of the Law. While there, she received her CPA credentials, then worked as an extern for The Honorable D. Lowell Jenson of the United States District Court, Northern District of California.

CPA credentials

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Admissions

United States District Court for the Northern and Central Districts of California, as well as the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.

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Recognition/Awards

Provided pro bono legal services through a volunteer program in conjunction with the San Francisco Bar Association and mentored a mock trial team from a nationally-ranked San Francisco high school.

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Professional Activities

She is a member of the San Mateo County Bar Association and Asian American Bar Association of the Greater Bay Area.

Rhonda L. Woo, Senior Counsel at Howard, Rome, Martin Ridley & Master LLP, dba Ridley Master, is a pro-active attorney with an extensive background in civil litigation.  Ms. Woo graduated with a B.S. in Accounting and Finance from the University of California, Berkeley.  Upon graduation, she joined a Big Eight accounting firm as an auditor.

After a few years, the lure of the law enticed Ms. Woo to enroll at UC Hastings College of the Law.  While there, she received her CPA credentials, then worked as an extern for The Honorable D. Lowell Jenson of the United States District Court, Northern District of California. Upon obtaining her license to practice law, Ms. Woo began her legal career at a preeminent plaintiffs’ class action law firm in San Francisco, where she was able to employ her business expertise for the benefit of the firm’s clients.

Ms. Woo then decided to explore the defense-side of litigation, working for several firms where she defended a variety of clients, including manufacturers, suppliers, contractors, premises owners and municipalities. Ms. Woo’s practice is primarily focused on the defense of asbestos cases in the San Francisco Bay Area.  Prior to coming to Howard Rome Martin & Ridley, Ms. Woo was a founding partner of a well-respected law firm which primarily specialized in toxic tort and asbestos litigation defense.

Ms. Woo has extensive experience in all phases of litigation, including mediation, arbitration and trial.  She is admitted to practice in the United States District Court for the Northern and Central Districts of California, as well as the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. Ms. Woo has tried cases all over California, including cases in San Francisco, Alameda, Los Angeles, Santa Clara, Santa Cruz and Shasta.

Dedicated to giving back, Ms. Woo has provided pro bono legal services through a volunteer program in conjunction with the San Francisco Bar Association and mentored a mock trial team from a nationally-ranked San Francisco high school. She is a member of the San Mateo County Bar Association and Asian American Bar Association of the Greater Bay Area.

In her free time, Ms. Woo enjoys cooking, exercising and spending time with her husband and two sons.  She especially enjoys travelling with her sons, who participate in both state and national competitions on an Ultimate club team.

Contact Rhonda L. Woo

(650) 980-1039
rwoo@hrmrlaw.com

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Ridley Master is an AV-rated, highly respected, civil litigation defense firm located in the San Francisco Bay Area.  Our seasoned attorneys litigate simple and complex matters across the State of California.

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