Elisha Yang

Elisha J. Yang

Senior Counsel

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San Francisco

Elisha is a versatile transactional lawyer with experience in a broad array of commercial, real estate and land use matters. She is adept at project management and in implementation of data and work flow management systems on behalf of the firm's clients. Elisha has a particular interest in Food Law. A Bay Area native, Elisha is deeply involved in the community, regularly working on behalf of the Community Services Committee of the Asian American Bar Association.


"Two New California Laws Expand Regulation of Greenwashing Claims," Food and Beverage Law Alert (February 2022)

"California’s AB 45 Opens the Door to Manufacture and Sale of Industrial Hemp Products," Food and Beverage Law Alert (November 2021)

"Five Points to Negotiate in a 'Black Box' Product Development Agreement," Food and Beverage Law Alert (September 2021)

"Proposed Farm Workforce Modernization Act Holds Promise for Immigrant Farmworkers," Food and Beverage Law Alert (June 2021)

"Biden Signs FASTER Act; Sesame Becomes 9th Major Food Allergen Requiring Mandatory Food Labeling Disclosures," Food and Beverage Law Alert (May 2021)

"Open Sesame! FDA Draft Guidance and Proposed FASTER Act Open Door to Regulation of Sesame as a Major Food Allergen," co-author, Food and Beverage Law Alert (December 2020)

"When Sugars are Not Counted as Sugars: FDA Clarifies Nutrition Facts Labeling Requirements for Allulose," co-author, Food and Beverage Law Alert (October 2020)

"FDA Will Be Flexible in Enforcing New Nutrition and Supplement Facts Labeling Requirements for Small Food Manufacturers," co-author, Food and Beverage Law Alert (September 2020)

"FDA Publishes Final Rule on Gluten-Free Labeling of Fermented or Hydrolyzed Foods,"co-author, Food and Beverage Law Alert (August 2020)

"Shelter-in-Place Implications for Cannabis Dispensaries," co-author, Cannabis Law Alert (March 2020)

"Three Important New Actions Taken By San Francisco Board of Supervisors To Control Medical and Recreational Cannabis Facilities," co-author, Land Use Law Alert (July 2017)

"San Francisco's Tree Ordinance: New Rules Helping Property Owners Taking Effect this July 1," co-author, Land Use Law Alert (June 2017)

"Special Issue Brief: Medical Marijuana in Seniors Housing and Senior Care Communities," co-author, American Seniors Housing Association (November 2016)

"New State Law Requires Commercial Real Estate Brokers And Agents to Disclose Dual Agency Representation," co-author, Real Estate Law Alert (January 2015)

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"Foreign Investment in U.S. Real Estate," co-speaker, Future Leaders Institute (October 2015)

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Northern California Super Lawyers, Rising Star (2022)

California Lawyers Association, Wiley W. Manuel Pro Bono Legal Services Award (2021)

Professional Affiliations

Asian American Bar Association, Community Services Committee

Bar Association of San Francisco

National Asian Pacific American Bar Association

Korean American Bar Association of Northern California


J.D., University of San Francisco School of Law (2015)

B.A., University of San Francisco (2011)

Admissions And Courts


San Francisco

415-995-6445 Direct Phone
415-541-9366 Fax

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Firm Leadership

Food & Beverage Practice Co-Leader