NANTIYA RUAN is Of Counsel at Outten & Golden LLP. She represents employees in employment discrimination and wage and hour class actions, and individuals in other matters. Ms. Ruan works from her office in Denver, Colorado, where she is a Lawyering Professor at the University of Denver Sturm College of Law. From 2003 to 2004, Ms. Ruan was an associate at Goldstein, Demchak, Baller, Borgen & Dardarian in Oakland, California, representing workers in national class action litigations. Ms. Ruan has also represented children in custody disputes and indigent clients in criminal court.
Before joining O&G in 2000, Ms. Ruan was a judicial clerk for Magistrate Judge Ronald L. Ellis in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York. She also clerked in the state appellate courts. Ms. Ruan received her B.A. from Villanova University in 1993, and her M.S.W. and J.D. from the University of Denver in 1999. She is admitted to practice in Colorado, New York, and California.