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Eudeen Y. Chang

Of Counsel, Vice Chairman, Chinese Investment Group™
EChang@jmbm.com
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Direct: 949.623.7232
Office: 949.623.7200
Fax: 949.623.7202

3 Park Plaza #1100
Irvine, California 92614
USA

Assistant
Lynn Ortiz
949.623.7238
LO2@jmbm.com

Eudeen Y. Chang serves as outside general counsel for a number of Chinese investors and companies, and provides guidance on various legal issues, including real estate transactions, and corporate structure, formation, and governance. Eudeen’s practice also emphasizes commercial litigation. He is well-versed in all aspects of litigation, including pre-lawsuit strategizing, trial, post-judgment collection and appeal. He has a wide range of litigation experience in contract disputes, trade secrets, patent issues, products liability, class actions, Americans with Disabilities Act, real estate, hospitality, construction defect litigation, and employment matters. 

Representative Experience:

  • Representation of Chinese investors in the acquisition of the 802 room Sheraton LAX Gateway Hotel, the 244 room Crowne Plaza Los Angeles Harbor Hotel, 151 room Hampton Inn Newark-Airport, and the 349 Room Wyndham Garden Hotel Newark Airport, various EB-5 projects including greenhouse and hotel development, and joint ventures with U.S. developers
  • Defense of private equity company in an International Chamber of Commerce arbitration proceeding arising from claims of breach of contract and breach of fiduciary duty
  • Defense of Taiwanese distributor of wireless routers for product liability and other related claims
  • Prosecution of misappropriation of trade secret and interference action on behalf of international human resources consulting firm against corporate raider
  • Defense of one of the largest class actions in California for ADA claims on behalf of state agency
  • First chaired trial in indemnity action whereby client obtained all relief requested
  • Defense of public corporation for securities fraud and other related claims
  • Defense of Hong Kong distributor of microchips for products liability and other related claims

Education

J.D., University of California Los Angeles, School of Law, 2000

  • Articles Editor, Pacific Basin Law Journal
  • Member, Asian Pacific Islanders Student Organization

A.B., Mass Communications, University of California, Berkeley, 1997

Bar Admissions

State Bar of California
U.S. District Court, Central District of California
U.S. District Court, Southern District of California
U.S. District Court, Northern District of California

Associations

Board of Directors, Orange County Chinese American Chamber of Commerce

Member, State Bar of California

Member, Orange County Bar Association

Member, Association of Business Trial Lawyers

Board of Director, OC Chinese American Chamber of Commerce (2011)

Languages

Chinese (Mandarin)

Awards & Recognition

  • Selected by Super Lawyers magazine -- Rising Stars Edition, 2009, 2010