Cyndie M. Chang is the Managing Partner of the law firm Duane Morris’ Los Angeles office and a member of the firm’s governing Partners Board. She resolves and manages business challenges and risks, and she advises and partners with clients to enforce their rights, mitigate exposure, and litigate their commercial disputes involving complex, class action or B2B disputes. Her scope includes contracts, licensing, products liability, product safety and recall, unfair competition, fraud, construction defect, trademarks, trade secrets, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), California Proposition 65, COVID-19, and real estate. She also advises insurance companies on environmental, asbestos, toxic tort and commercial general liability insurance coverage claims, as well as subrogation, contribution, bad faith, extra-contractual and reinsurance disputes.
Chang has represented public and private businesses, including Fortune 500 companies, and has obtained favorable results serving as first chair in state and federal bench trials, jury trials and arbitration in complex cases. Her work has been featured in the Los Angeles Business Journal, Above the Law, Ms. JD, The American Lawyer, Diversity Journal, Diversity Executive, the Daily Journal, and other legal publications.
Chang is one of 12 Commissioners on the ABA Commission on Women in the Profession (co-chairing the 2019 Margaret Brent Awards), a board member of the National Association of Women Lawyers (“NAWL”), board director for Loyola Law School, Los Angeles, and co-chair of her firm’s Asian American Employee Resource Group.
She earned her bachelor’s degree at The Johns Hopkins University and her J.D. at the Loyola School of Law Los Angeles.
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