Ms. Chuang is a trial lawyer whose focus is complex civil litigation. She has successfully tried cases to jury verdicts for her corporate clients and as a volunteer at the San Francisco Office of the Public Defender. She has more than 15 years of extensive trial and management experience in litigation involving the tobacco, automotive, pharmaceutical, health care and food industries. Recently, she represented Philip Morris USA Inc. in a five-week jury trial in Bethel, Alaska, that resulted in a unanimous defense verdict. Ms. Chuang also recently defended a firm client in a four-week copyright infringement trial against Oracle.
Ms. Chuang has taken hundreds of fact and expert depositions and has extensive experience dealing with complex medical and scientific issues. She has and continues to manage hundreds of personal injury cases filed in Florida as a result of the decertification of a class action, including playing a lead role in discovery and ultimately trial. From developing successful defense strategies to avoid trial to litigating complex-mass tort claims to verdict, she has gained a reputation for excellence, efficiency and dependability among her clients.
Ms. Chuang has also worked on litigation matters in Hong Kong, Thailand, Korea, Japan and the Philippines. She has identified and developed expert witnesses for foreign litigation threats. She has also served her clients’ interests by advising them on complex legislative and regulatory matters and future litigation threats in foreign jurisdictions, including providing comments to evolving product liability law.
Committed as well to giving back to the larger community, she serves on the board of the Asian American Bar Association of the Greater Bay Area and has provided legal advice to low-income Asians as a volunteer at the Asian Legal Clinic. Ms. Chuang has also served the Asian American community nationally as a co-chair of the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association’s Women’s Leadership Committee. She also contributes to the profession by presenting at CLE conferences, including serving on a panel to address juror perceptions of corporate litigants during the Minority Corporate Counsel Association’s 7th Annual CLE Expo in Chicago.