Managing Partner of Los Angeles Office
Duane Morris LLP
Years Practicing: 14
Years with Current Firm: 12
One of a few female, Asian-American office managing partners at an Am Law 100 firm, Cyndie M. Chang is the managing partner of Duane Morris’ Angeles office and serves on its governing Partners Board. She litigates complex business, class action, and commercial disputes involving products liability, contracts, construction defect, mass torts, unfair competition, trademarks, trade secrets, ADA, California Proposition 65, broker disputes, entertainment and real estate law.
Notably, during the past year, Chang served as president of the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association (NAPABA) from November 2016 to November 2017. NAPABA is the national voice for the Asian American legal profession and represents the interests of over 50,000 Asian American lawyers. Chang led the organization in its advocacy efforts on significant issues that impact Asian Americans and civil rights, which include NAPABA’s position and amicus briefs all the way up to the U.S. Supreme Court on immigration issues; diverse appointments in the new administration and judiciary; and voting rights and voter protection.