Hyowook Chiang is a vice president in the Labor & Employment Practice of CRA.
He assists clients on a wide range of FLSA and state-specific wage and hour matters such as regular rate of pay, overtime pay, meal and rest break violations, rounding, misclassification, off-the-clock work, donning and doffing, and alternative work arrangements claims. He has provided declarations and deposition testimony and supported clients in mediation and trial.
Dr. Chiang has conducted numerous pay equity analyses for companies in various industries and has significant experience in analyzing large and complex databases in class action litigations. He has helped clients in health care, retail, finance, service, and manufacturing industries as either a testifying or consulting expert.
Prior to joining CRA, Dr. Chiang was Senior Managing Director with Welch Consulting. Dr. Chiang received his PhD in economics from the University of Maryland. He has also worked as an Economist at the Longitudinal Employer Household Dynamics (LEHD) program at the U.S. Census Bureau, where he conducted research on job and worker flows and firm productivity. He was an analyst at the Bank of Korea where he worked on international financial institutions and domestic money markets. He taught economic statistics and intermediate macroeconomics at the University of Maryland.