Office of General Counsel
Margaret L. Wu
Deputy General Counsel - Litigation and Capital Strategies
Margaret Wu joined the office in 2007 as a litigator handling academic affairs and other complex litigation in a variety of areas, including student and faculty free speech, public records requests, and privacy and data breaches. She became Managing Counsel of the Litigation group in 2012 and Deputy General Counsel—with responsibility for litigation throughout the UC system as well as the University's construction, real estate, land use, and environmental health and safety legal services—in 2017.
Ms. Wu previously worked as a litigator at Morrison & Foerster in San Francisco and at Boies, Schiller & Flexner in Oakland. Ms. Wu also clerked for U.S. District Judge Claudia Wilken. Ms. Wu is a graduate of Stanford University (A.B. 1991) and of the University of California, Berkeley (Boalt Hall) (J.D. 1996), where she was a member of the California Law Review and Chair of the Moot Court Board.