The Hon. Danny Y. Chou was appointed to the San Mateo Superior Court bench by Governor Brown in 2017.
Judge Chou is a Democrat.
J.D. from Harvard Law School
B.A. from Harvard University
Assistant county counsel at Santa Clara County Counsel's Office in Santa Clara County, California (2012 to 2017)
Chief of complex and special litigation at San Francisco City Attorney's Office in San Francisco County, California (2008 to 2012)
Chief of appellate litigation at San Francisco City Attorney's Office in San Francisco County, California (2006 to 2008)
Supervising staff attorney at California Supreme Court (2005 to 2006)
Judicial staff attorney at California Supreme Court (1999 to 2005)
Staff attorney at U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit (1998 to 1999)
Associate at Howard, Rice, Nemerovski, Canady, Falk and Rabkin (1995 to 1998)
Law clerk at Honorable Stanley A. Weigel at the U.S. District Court, Northern District of California (1994 to 1995)