Edward S. Chang

Edward Chang represents institutional clients in all aspects of complex commercial litigation, government investigations, and cross border disputes. He has represented a broad array of companies, including Applied Medical, ConsumerInfo.com, Darden, Experian, IBM, Land O'Lakes, Lennar, Texas Instruments, Verizon, and Wells Fargo in class actions, complicated business disputes and cybersecurity matters.

Significant engagements include representation of homebuilder Lennar in multiple product defect class actions, defeating class certification in all cases (Sweidan v. Lennar; Verdejo v. Lennar, L.A.S.C. 2012, JAMS 2013/2014; Hartmann v. U.S. Home, U.S.D.C. 2013); Yard House in a high-stakes breach of contract case, prevailing on a jurisdictional issue of first impression on appeal (Battaglia Enterprises v. Yard House USA, 215 Cal.App.4th 309 (2013)); Applied Medical in multiple class actions, foreclosing class proceedings in all cases (Tran v. AMRC, O.C.S.C. No. 30-2011-00477108; Nguyen v. AMRC, AAA 2014; D. Nguyen v. AMRC, O.C.S.C. No. 30-2014-00748050); Intelius in numerous class cases, successfully moving to dismiss all false advertising claims (Kurtz v. Intelius, 2012 WL 4048645; Baxter v. Intelius, U.S.D.C. 2011; Larmer v. U.S. Search, U.S.D.C. 2012); Applied Medical in an international business dispute, obtaining summary judgment and a favorable Ninth Circuit opinion granting Applied an antisuit injunction (AMDC v. Surgical Co., 587 F.3d 909 (2009)); Verizon in a class action, obtaining a published appellate opinion limiting the scope of UCL standing (Peterson v. Cellco, 164 Cal.App.4th 1583 (2008)); and Experian in other class and contract actions obtaining complete dismissals. Ed is currently representing Experian in a number of data breach matters. [1]